Posted 3:00 PM 5/22/2013 by By Barbara Bronson Gray
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- The success of an imaginative and resourceful device used to save an infant born with a serious airway malformation sheds light on new technology created by the marriage of bioengineering and surgery.
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Posted 2:00 PM 5/21/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Swollen tonsils and adenoids are a major cause of sleep apnea in children, and while removing them did not improve attention, memory or learning for these kids, it did help them with sleep, behavior and quality of life, a new study finds.
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Posted 3:00 PM 5/20/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to the care of your children's teeth, dentists aren't the only experts who can help.
New recommendations from a government advisory panel urge primary care doctors to play a part in preventing tooth decay in the young.
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Posted 7:00 AM 5/18/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children who swallow high-powered magnets often need surgery and other invasive procedures to remove the objects, according to a new study.
The researchers, from the Louisiana State University Health Center in New Orleans, found that more than 79 (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 5/17/2013 by By Dennis Thompson
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- As the American Psychiatric Association unveils the latest edition of what is considered the "bible" of modern psychiatry this weekend, the uproar over its many changes continues.
"This is unprecedented, the amount of commentary and debate and criticism," (More)