January 2014 - Page 2 of 2 - AtlantaENT

Month: January 2014

  There has been an ongoing competition this year for NFL fans to break noise records and earn the title of being the loudest fans. Unfortunately, the decibels of sound that fans are creating are loud enough to do some pretty serious damage to the ear, and since the damage isn’t often accompanied by pain, […]

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Every year, New Year’s resolutions get made to improve appearances by dieting or hitting the gym, but recent data suggests that the holiday season also brings an upswing in the number of plastic surgery procedures being done, as well. In fact, Time magazine recently reported that plastic surgery and other aesthetic treatments were a popular […]

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  With food allergies seemingly on the rise, and the most publicized life-threatening reactions linked to nut allergies, most moms would do anything possible to prevent food allergies in children. A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics suggests that women who regularly eat nuts during their pregnancies were less likely to have children […]

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You read that right. The next time you have a bad round of golf, blame your sleep apnea. Researchers at the SleepWell Centers of New Jersey looked at twelve middle-aged men with obstructive sleep apnea, and assessed their golf scores before and after a six month sleep apnea treatment with a CPAP machine and found: […]

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Chronic sinusitis is the most common chronic condition in the United States. It is not only painful, but also hard to treat in some patients. Until recently, the cause of chronic sinusitis was something of a mystery, but researchers at the St. Louis University School of Medicine think they may be onto solving it. The […]

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