Breakthrough research to be presented at AAO-HNSF 2015 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO

Research to be presented tomorrow at the 2015 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) spans across the otolaryngology specialty. A few highlights include:

Trends in the Incidence of Oropharyngeal Cancers in the U.S.
Oropharyngeal cancer is increasing among younger, white men in the U.S., despite a reduction in tobacco usage.

Face-Mask Nebulized Antibiotics for Sinusitis in Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis patients use antibiotic nebulizers to control bacteria in the lungs. A simple change to delivering the antibiotics via a facemask could also benefit their sinuses.

Severity of Sinusitis Symptoms Correlate with Tobacco Smoke Exposure
Tobacco exposure makes sinusitis symptoms even worse.

Personality Characteristics Associated with Chronic Tinnitus
An individual's personality may influence his or her perception of tinnitus.

Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Eustachian Tube Disorders in U.S. Children
Is secondhand smoke exposure associated with Eustachian tube disorders in teens?


American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


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