Overall 12% of patients experienced complications specific to the surgery within a year following the procedure.
African Americans with sleep apnea and insomnia are rarely diagnosed with either disorder, even when the severity is likely to affect their health
A new study shows a strong correlation between OSA and complications with previously implanted oral prosthetics
Hearing loss among U.S. adults will nearly double the current rate by 2060
Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis who are depressed are more likely to miss days of work or school than those without depression symptoms
Laboratory and imaging studies have limited value for the diagnosis of acute rhinosinusitis
In addition to the known sex-specific cancer types, such as ovarian and prostate cancers, there are significant gender disparities in non-sex-specific cancers, such as rate of incidence and susceptibility, tumor aggressiveness, prognosis, and treatment response. A recent study published in Cancer Cell explored the molecular basis for these differences (Cancer Cell. 2016;29:711-722). Although the medical […]
Toxins from mold found growing on nuts or corn can weaken the airways’ self-clearing mechanisms and immunity, opening the door for respiratory diseases and exacerbating existing ones