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Video Laryngoscopy Improves Intubation on First Attempt in Neonates

Median number of attempts to achieve successful intubation was one in video-laryngoscopy group

Study Compares Vestibular Endolymphatic Hydrops Grading Methods in Meniere Disease

Classification method outlined by Bernaerts et al outperformed other methods in terms of diagnostic efficiency

Benefit of Thick Liquids in Alzheimer Disease and Dysphagia Unclear

Patients receiving thick versus thin liquids less likely to be intubated, more likely to have respiratory complications

Multifrequency Tympanometry Could Aid Diagnosis of Meniere Disease

Findings specifically for G width at 2 kHz

Persistent Health Differences Seen Between Females and Males

Higher burden of morbidity-related conditions observed in females and higher burden of COVID-19 and road injuries in males

Long-Term Smell, but Not Taste, Deficits Seen After COVID-19

Deficits appear to be greatest for individuals with the original untyped and alpha variant infections

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Aids Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Higher body mass index, supine sleeping position may decrease therapeutic response

Eli Lilly Says Zepbound Can Ease Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Studies revealed that the medication reduced sleep apnea severity by nearly two-thirds

Aspiration Pneumonia Risk Increased for GLP-1 RA Users Undergoing Endoscopy

Risk for aspiration pneumonia increased for patients undergoing propofol-assisted endoscopies

Company Behind Defective CPAP Machines Must Make Changes Before U.S. Production Resumes

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Philips Respironics, the company responsible for the recall of millions of defective sleep...