Dr. Charles D. Katz, MD

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  • Intermountain Healthcare

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

    FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stuffy noses are common among babies, but many parents aren't sure how to help, an expert says.

    "Babies can't blow their nose, so caregivers can feel helpless in offering relief," said Dr. Andrew Hotaling, a pediatric otolaryngologist at Loyola U...Full Article

  • 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 Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Harmless growths in the thyroid gland are common, and a new study suggests they don't need to be monitored as closely as current guidelines recommend.

    The thyroid is a gland in the neck that secretes hormones involved in metabolism. According to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers and preschoolers with cat and dust mite allergies may face an increased risk for asthma later in childhood, a preliminary study suggests.

    The research included almost 500 children from Cincinnati. The youngsters...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ears have a natural mechanism to help protect them against extremely loud and damaging noises, new research suggests.

    Researchers pinpointed a connection from a part of the ear known as the cochlea to the brain that warns of intense incoming noise...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study helps explain why getting too little sleep might boost diabetes risk.

    Researchers say lack of sleep can lead to increased levels of substances called free fatty acids in the blood. These substances interfere with the ability of the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially deadly bacteria is responsible for one in five sore throats in young adults, a new study suggests.

    Patients with this bacteria -- Fusobacterium necrophorum -- can get negative results on a strep test, but be at risk of an absc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children appear more likely to develop asthma if their living rooms, kitchens or bedrooms have mold or moisture damage, according to a new study.

    Children were most susceptible to developing asthma with mold exposure during their first two years o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug to treat progressive thyroid cancer that continues to worsen despite radioactive iodine therapy.

    Results of a just-published clinical trial found that the oral drug Lenvima (lenva...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who are being assessed for the sleep disorder narcolepsy should also be screened for marijuana use because the drug can cause excessive daytime sleepiness, researchers report.

    People with narcolepsy show the same symptoms, the study authors ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new thyroid cancer drug can delay the progression of the disease almost five times longer than a placebo in people with recurring cancer, according to results from a new clinical trial.

    The oral drug, lenvatinib, is a targeted therapy that fig...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 Allergy / Immunology:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When choosing a Valentine's Day present for your sweetheart, make sure it won't trigger an allergic reaction.

    "Chocolates and flowers are lovely, but not if they cause an allergic response," Dr. James Sublett, president of the American College of ...Full Article