Dr. Abie Mendelsohn, MD

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  • UCLA Health

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and heavy drinking seem to increase the risk that patients with head and neck cancer will need a feeding tube for an extended time after treatment, new research suggests.

    The study included 104 patients with squamous cell cancer of the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cochlear implants not only boost hearing in seniors with severe hearing loss, they might also enhance their emotional state and thinking abilities, a new study finds.

    A cochlear implant is a small device that helps provide a sense of sound to p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For the one in six Americans bothered by nasal allergies, new guidelines have been issued to help doctors diagnose and treat their sniffles and sneezes.

    The recommendations from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundatio...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Otolaryngology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using morphine at home to treat pain in children after tonsil and/or adenoid removal may cause life-threatening respiratory problems, according to a new study.

    "The evidence here clearly suggests children with obstructive sleep apnea should not be...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people with cochlear implants experience pain, discomfort and problems with the implant's internal magnet when they undergo an MRI scan, a new study finds.

    According to background information supplied by the researchers, about 300,000 peopl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some children gain weight after having their tonsils removed, but this weight gain is typically confined to younger, underweight children and doesn't seem to add to obesity rates, a new study finds.

    Each year in the United States, about 500,000...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Head And Neck Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors in Belgium say they've successfully transplanted windpipes in six patients by first placing donor tissue in the patients' arms.

    "This discovery expands the surgical possibilities for people struggling with difficult-to-repair airway d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Head And Neck Surgery:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty percent of adults who get their tonsils removed develop complications, a new study shows.

    The complication rates are much higher than those reported in previous research, according to the authors of the study in t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hearing loss is associated with depression among American adults, especially women and those younger than age 70, according to new research.

    While other studies previously have found the same link, many of them looked only at older adults or at ...Full Article

  • Abie Mendelsohn, MD - Los Angeles, CA - Head And Neck Surgery
    Abie Mendelsohn, MD is now a member of UCLA Health