should children get their tonsils taken out?

Should Children Get Their Tonsils Taken Out?

According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, "Researchers found that a tonsillectomy can only provide short-term improvements in sleep outcomes as well as cogniti....

March 10,2017

a randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea

A randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea

)Marcus, Carole L., et al. "A randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea." New England Journal of Medicine 368.25 (2013): 2366-2376.) The childhood obstructive ....

February 19,2017

vanderbilt studies find tonsillectomies offer only modest benefits

Vanderbilt studies find tonsillectomies offer only modest benefits

"Removing tonsils only modestly reduced throat infections in the 'short term' in children with moderate obstructive sleep-disordered breathing or recurrent throat infections, according....

January 25,2017