Achondroplasia: Implications and Management Strategies in Anesthesia
Airway abnormalities include narrowed nasal passages from mucopolysaccharide deposition, tracheal narrowing, sternal prominence, pharyngeal and maxillary hypoplasia, and thickening of pharyngeal and laryngeal structures. ... Thoracolumbar anatomic ...
Anesthesiology News - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:00

As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise: Study
Investigators tracked the rate of nine types of cancer, including Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, lung cancer, anal cancer, colon/rectal cancer, liver cancer, oral cavity/pharyngeal cancer and melanoma. They also tallied each ...
HealthDay - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:00

Study Estimates HIV-Infected Individuals Have Increased Cumulative Incidence ...
PR Newswire (press release) - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:04

Light Chain Amyloidosis No Systemic Threat
In a third of cases, systemic disease was ruled out by immunofixation, fat pad assessment, and evaluation of the bone marrow. Light chain amyloidosis was an incidental finding in 203 (44%) cases, including all patients with synovial tissue and seminal ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:22

Drug value debate heats up
For academic research, J. Silvio Gutkind, the chief of oral and pharyngeal cancer at the NIH was honored for his work in head and neck cancer. Ted Kennedy's widow, Victoria Reggie Kennedy received PhRMA's award for advocacy and activism. Rick Dunetz ...
Politico - Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:01

Expanding booze sales leaves Health Unit with a bad taste
With alcohol becoming more accessible in Ontario, the Sudbury and District Health Unit prepared a report to inform the community about the health and social risks associated with alcohol consumption. File photo. - Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:33

SmartHealthToday: Face it, tough guy, there are signs of possible cancer even ...
Men have a notoriously bad reputation when it comes to going to the doctor. And, when it comes to cancer, positive outcomes often rely on catching it early. There are signs, though, that should serve as extra incentive for men to put the “tough guy ...
User-generated content (press release) (registration) - Thu, 17 Sep 2015 01:00

Pharyngo-jugular fistula after 'salvage'total laryngectomy: a case report
IntroductionWe present a rare case of pharyngo-jugular fistula in a patient who underwent salvage total laryngectomy after organ-sparing radiochemotherapy.Case presentationA 77-year-old Caucasian man underwent total laryngectomy and bilateral neck ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:15

Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health
Key provisions in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control as applied to Smokeless Tobacco (ST) has been implemented to varying degrees in some countries, but not others. Almost all of the provisions in the FCTC have direct and distinct ... - The Nation Newspaper - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:00

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