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Can Tonsils Grow Back After Removal? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 13 Oct 2010 6:55pm Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures that’s performed today. One question that I’m often asked is, can it grow back? The answer is…it depends. Overall, once you take out all your tonsils, it’s unlikely to come back. However, if you’ve only had most or some of your tonsils removed, as long as there’s inflammation, there’s ... Read on »
SRM MAD COW RECALL 406 THOUSAND POUNDS CATTLE HEADS WITH TONSILS KANSAS by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm Kansas Firm Recalls Cattle Heads That Contain Prohibited Materials Recall Release CLASS II RECALL FSIS-RC-012-2008 HEALTH RISK: LOW Congressional and Public Affairs (202) 720-9113 Amanda Eamich WASHINGTON, April 4, 2008 - Elkhorn Valley Packing LLC, a Harper, Kan., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 406,000 pounds ... Read on »
Consumption of beef tongue: Human BSE risk associated with exposure to lymphoid tissue in bovine tongue in consideration of new by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm Consumption of beef tongue: Human BSE risk associated with exposure to lymphoid tissue in bovine tongue in consideration of new research findings - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Biological Hazards Question number: EFSA-Q-2007-110 Adopted date: 17/04/2008 Summary http://www.efsa.europa.eu/EFSA/Scientific_Opinion/biohaz_op_ej700_b ... Read on »
Do You Really Grow Out Of Your Tonsils? The Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Autism by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 7:00am 1 Comment In the 1950s to 1970s, it used to be a rite of passage for young children to get their tonsils taken out. These days, we're a lot more conservative with tonsillectomy, and frequently, parents are told that their child will grow out of their tonsils. While this is true in some cases, there's a consequence to the watching and waiting option.  ... Read on »
The Real Reason for Chronic Fatigue in Mono? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 1:00am A recent article in the New York Times reports on the widespread incidence of mononucleosis in teens and young adults. The Epstein-Barr virus is thought to be the cause, with most Americans infected by their 30s. It’s thought that up to 50% of people infected develop severe fatigue or other symptoms. The article points out the fact that "mono," ... Read on »
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) biannual update (2010/1) by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 11:22am Emerging infections/CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) biannual update (2010/1) This six-monthly report provides an update on reports of incidents of potential iatrogenic (healthcareacquired) exposure to CJD via surgery, and on the National Anonymous Tonsil Archive. Data are correct as of 26 January 2010. For numbers of CJD case reports ... Read on »
What Everyone Should Know About Tonsillectomy by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:29pm 3 Comments Tonsils are one of the most misunderstood structures in the throat, not only by patients, but by many doctors as well. Traditional teaching states that tonsils are glands in the throat that help to fight infection. Because they are blamed for most cases of repeated throat infections, tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed operations ... Read on »
vCJD & dental treatment by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm Advice Vital 6, 48 - 49 (2008) doi:10.1038/vital900 Subject Categories: Clinical Health vCJD & dental treatment Fiona Ord1 & Pauline Watt1 Fiona and Pauline originally qualified as dental hygienists and currently work for the National CJD Surveillance Unit in Edinburgh. AbstractFiona Ord and Pauline Watt highlight the ... Read on »
Another Pathologists dies from CJD, another potential occupational death ? by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Feb 2011 9:55pm 1 Comment Another Pathologists dies from CJD, another potential occupational death ? another happenstance of bad luck, a spontaneous event from nothing, or friendly fire ?? i will give you 3 guesses what the cdc et al will say, and the first two don't count. ... sCJD...something from nothing...and that is sad. our condolences ... Read on »
Wisconsin Firm Recalls Beef Tongues That Contain Prohibited Materials SRM WASHINGTON, October 17, 2009 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:03pm Wisconsin Firm Recalls Beef Tongues That Contain Prohibited Materials Recall Release CLASS I RECALL FSIS-RC-055-2009 HEALTH RISK: LOW Congressional and Public Affairs (202) 720-9113 Bryn Burkard WASHINGTON, October 17, 2009 - Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Milwaukee, Wisc., establishment is recalling approximately 5,522 pounds of ... Read on »