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A new study has revealed that tonsils may create way for transmission of HIV during oral sex.

A research said that Vestigial organs like tonsils and others, which have long been considered useless, are not really expendable as previously believed.

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Reduced Intensity Chemoradiotherapy May Be as Effective as Current Standard for Patients With HPV-Related Oropharynx Cancer

Sleep Apnea in Children -- Redondo Beach Dentist Says the Dangerous Condition Is More Common Than You Think
Approximately 18 million adults in the U.S. suffer from sleep apnea, a condition which can cause snoring and extended breathing pauses during sleep, leading to life-threatening health risks. What may not be widely known is that an estimated one to four percent of children also have sleep apnea

Critical Outcome Technologies Planning Phase 1 Clinical Trial of COTI-2 in Recurrent Head and Neck Cancers
LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - January 20, 2015) - Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. ("COTI" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: COT) (OTCQB: COTQF), the biopharmaceutical company that uses machine learning to rapidly develop targeted therapies, announced today that it has executed a material transfer agreement ("MTA") with Dr

The Voice of Head and Neck Cancer Patients and their Fight against the Primary Cause of Head and Neck Cancer
Business Wire IndiaThe Pink Hope Patient Support Group joined hands with The International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) and Indian Dental Association (IDA) to create voice of the Head and Neck Cancer patients, an initiative to raise awareness on Head and Neck Cancer

Chicago ENT Announces Adult and Pediatric ENT and Sleep Medicine Practice Launching in Skokie January 2015
Chicago ENT, the renowned ear, nose, throat, and allergy practice serving the Chicago area is pleased to announce its expansion to the village of Skokie. Chicago ENT is led by Medical Director, Dr

Division of Chicago ENT, Chicago Sleep Center, Receives Program Accreditation
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has awarded Chicago Sleep Center, a division of Chicago ENT, their program accreditation for the outstanding standards it maintains as a sleep disorders center. The center provides important resources to the local community as a diagnostic facility as well as through providing state-of-the-art treatments

Dr. Michael Friedman of Chicago ENT Discusses "Secondary Tonsils" at AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting
Tonsils are an important part of the immune system and are the first line of defense against infection. The masses of tissue are packed with lymphocytes, and trap bacteria and viruses that enter through the throat. A common sign that your tonsils are doing their job include a sore throat, swelling and redness.

Marietta Dentist Provides Life-Changing Treatment for Sleep Apnea and Snoring
According to Marietta cosmetic dentist Wayne Suway, DDS, about 30 to 40% of Americans have some form of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The condition often occurs when there is a restriction in the airway -- such as the tonsils, a large tongue, or structures inside oral nasal passages that become very relaxed during sleep -- blocking a positive flow of air

Dentist in Stamford Exceeds Expectations by Going Beyond Basic Dental Health
When dentist Edward Shukovsky, D.M.D. examines his patients, he says he takes the patient's airway into consideration, in addition to the mouth, teeth, and gums. This unique approach is something that might not be common with most dentists, he says, but he hopes more dentists will incorporate it into their practices. Dr

FONAR Founder Presents at Premier Event at New Upright MRI Centre in London, United Kingdom
FONAR Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, announced today that the company founder and president, Raymond V. Damadian, MD, presented at the "Premier Event for Practitioners" on July 9 at the Medserena Upright MRI Centre, which is located in the extremely affluent Kensington district of London. The grand opening for this Centre was May 28, 2013

Miley Cyrus younger brother Braison hospitalized with severe bleeding
Braison Cyrus was hospitalized with severe bleeding following his tonsils operation last week

Snoring kids likelier to have behavioural problems later in life
Young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioural difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional symptoms and difficulty with peer relationships.

Pen removed from woman's stomach still worked after 25 years
A pen, which was swallowed by a British woman more than 25 years ago, still worked even after it was removed from her stomach.

New technique promises to treat lymphoma with no major side effects
An Indian origin oncologist has indicated a new way to treat lymphoma with no major side effects.

Oral sex, HPV - bigger oral cancer threat than smoking!
A study has found that oral sex and HPV, a nasty bug with strains that causes genital warts and cervical cancer in women, is the leading cause of oral cancer among non-smoking men in the US.

Tonsillectomy 'leads to excess weight gain in kids'
A new research has found that children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased risk for becoming overweight after surgery.

DentalEZ(R) Group Acquires Trimira's(R) Identafi(R) 3000 Ultra

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