For the first time, researchers have linked radiation-damaged thyroid glands to poor surgical outcomes. The solution may be as simple as a common hormone supplement.
Ear, Nose & Throat
A new treatment device is taking aim at the root cause of ringing in the ears. Next up: an additional clinical trial to further refine the approach.
In a new study, 1 in 20 privately insured children were prescribed codeine after common surgeries, despite the FDA warning on significant safety risks.
Hearing loss affects about 17 percent of Americans, but screening and referral for evaluation is rarely done. How an electronic intervention may help.
Coblation, touted as a kinder, gentler tonsillectomy method, might not be any better than traditional tonsillectomy surgery, one Michigan Medicine researcher says.
How a new Ann Arbor program helps those with hearing loss — and provides a blueprint other academic medical centers may follow.