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Removal Of Tonsil And Adenoid Leads To Infectious Disease

According to a study, researchers examined for the first time the long-term effects of the operations. Tonsil and adenoid removal associated with long-term risks of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases. Removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Moisturizers For Eczema Children Will Have Itchy Skin Problem

According to a study, researchers determine that Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products. The study was published in BMJ.

UK researchers followed 482 children aged 1 to 11 years old with eczema for one year. During the study, all of the kids stuck to their usual treatment routine which could include moisturizing creams and ointments and topical corticosteroids as needed and half of them were also randomly asked to bathe with one of three popular bath additives.

Transitions of Care for Postoperative Opioid Prescribing In Opioid Patients

Researchers identify specialties prescribing opioids to surgical patients who develop new persistent opioid use. Greater coordination is needed between surgeons and physicians about the prescription of pain-relieving opioid drugs following surgery to help identify patients who are at risk of becoming opioid addicts. New persistent opioid use is a common postoperative complication, with 6% of previously opioid-naïve patients continuing to fill opioid prescriptions 3–6 months after surgery.