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Quick Take: Association of hearing loss with dementia

With an increasing prevalence of dementia in the elderly population and treatment strategies limited to improving symptoms, there is a need to identify at-risk...

Poor olfaction linked to increased mortality in older adults

1. In this prospective cohort study, poor olfaction was associated with mortality in older adults 2. Poor olfaction was an independent predictor of mortality, separate...

Quick Take: Association Between the Development of Pediatric Voice Disorders and Singing in Children’sChoir

Singing has been thought to be protective against the development of voice disorders in children; however, there have been few studies evaluating this. In this...

Quick Take: Association of Disease Recurrence With Survival Outcomes in Patients With Cutaneous Squamous...

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (cSCC-HN) generally has a favorable prognosis, however, there is a subset of patients who experience...

Quick Take: Assessment of application-driven postoperative care in the pediatric tonsillectomy population: a survey-based...

Parents typically receive written postoperative instructions for children that have recently undergone pediatric tonsillectomy. While the usefulness of disseminating postoperative information via paper instructions...

Quick Take: Effect of Total Intravenous Anesthesia vs Volatile Induction With Maintenance Anesthesia on...

Emergence agitation, characterized by confusion, disorientation, crying, moaning, shouting, or screaming after general anesthesia, can lead to serious adverse events including increased injury, pain,...

Chronic auditory toxicity linked to peak unbound bilirubin levels

1. Unbound bilirubin (UB) was significantly associated with neonatal chronic auditory toxicity. 2. Total serum bilirubin (TSB) and bilirubin albumin molar ratio (BAMR) were...

Tonsillectomy may have short-term benefits in recurrent throat infection

1. This meta-analysis reviewed studies comparing tonsillectomy to watchful waiting and found an improvement in throat infections, healthcare utilization, and school absences within the...

Dupilumab linked to improved symptoms in refractory chronic sinusitis and nasal polyposis

1. In patients with chronic sinusitis and nasal polyposis refractory to intranasal steroids, dupilumab reduced endscopic nasal polyp burden at 16 weeks follow-up compared to...

Hand dishwashing linked to fewer allergies in children

1. Allergic diseases, such as eczema and asthma, were significantly less prevalent in children whose parents washed dishes by hand rather than by machine. 2....
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