Increased Risk for Head, Neck Cancers in Patients with Diabetes

Main Point: Diabetes mellitus (DM) appears to increase the risk for head and neck cancer (HNC). Published in: JAMA Otolaryngology-Head

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Study Finds Public Awareness of Head and Neck Cancers Low

Main Point: Public awareness of head and neck cancer (HNC) is low, with few Americans knowing much about risk factors

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Children With Cochlear Implants at Risk for Deficits in Executive Function

Main Point: Children who receive cochlear implants (CI) to help alleviate severe to profound hearing loss are at greater risk

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Weight Gain in Children Occurs After Tonsil Removal, Not Linked to Obesity

Main Points: Weight gain in children after they have their tonsils removed (adenotonsillectomy) occurs primarily in children who are smaller

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Hearing Aids in Children Associated with Improved Speech, Language Abilities

Main Point: Fitting children with mild to severe hearing loss (HL) with hearing aids (HAs) appears to be associated with

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Differences Seen in HPV Positive, Negative in Squamous Cell Head, Neck Cancer

Main Points: Neck mass and sore throat appear to be the initial symptoms in patients with oropharyngeal (mouth and throat)

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Hearing Impairment Associated With Depression in Adults, Especially Women

Main Point: Hearing impairment (HI) is associated with depression among American adults of all ages, especially women and individuals younger

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Increased Incidence of Thyroid Cancer Associated With Increased Diagnosis

Main Points: The increased incidence of thyroid cancer appears to be associated with an “epidemic of diagnosis” and not disease,

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