Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic sinus inflammation appears to alter brain activity

The millions of people who have chronic sinusitis deal not only with stuffy noses and headaches, they also commonly struggle to focus, and experience depression and other symptoms that implicate the brain's involvement in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows pandemic limitations on surgeries can impact patient care

One of the most serious consequences of the current COVID-19 pandemic has been the postponement of non-essential surgeries—defined by the federal government's Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as "medical ...


Surgeons perform first human tracheal transplant surgery

A team of Mount Sinai surgeons has performed the world's first human tracheal transplant—an achievement that has the potential to save the lives of thousands of patients around the world who have tracheal birth defects, ...

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