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Most tonsillectomies performed on children no benefit to health

Most tonsillectomies performed on children no benefit to health

Health
Nov. 6 (UPI) -- New research suggests that most tonsillectomies performed on children provide no benefit to their health. Researchers at the University of Birmingham's Institute of Applied Health Research report in a new analysis of medical records that, among children who had their tonsils removed in Britain between 2005 and 2016, just 11.7 percent of the procedures were necessary. For the new study, published Tuesday in the British Journal of General Practice, researchers analyzed medical records for 1.6 million children under age 15 who had the procedure at one of 700 U.K. general practices. Of the 18,271 children who had their tonsils removed, only 2,144 -- seven in eight -- had enough sore throats to justify surgery, according to findings In addition, many children who might benefit...
Romero, Mikel and other players who performed better for country than club

Romero, Mikel and other players who performed better for country than club

Sports
Most goalkeepers in the world would have to make do with being back-up to David De Gea, and Romero has willingly accepted that role since moving to Manchester United in 2015. Prior to signing for the Red Devils, Romero spent poor spells with Monaco and Sampdoria, playing only 20 games in two years. In total, since the 2013/14 season, Romero has managed just 49 games at club level. For Argentina, however, it is a different story. He has won 51 caps since the start of 2013/14, meaning Romero has made more appearances for his country than his various clubs in the last five seasons!Friday, October 6, 2017Sergio Romero's career has been in a strange position since the summer of 2013, when he joined Monaco on loan from Sampdoria.He played only three times for the Ligue 1 club in 2013/14, and whe...