Morphine after childhood surgery may be life threatening

Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life threatening respiratory problems in some children who have had their tonsils removed, new research has found.

Demi Lovato to remove tonsils

Singer Demi Lovato is going to take this summer off to undergo tonsil surgery.

Tonsils, appendix removal linked to premature heart risk

Surgical removal of tonsils before the age of 20 will elevate the risk of a premature heart attack.

Tonsils, appendix removal linked to premature heart risk

Surgical removal of tonsils before the age of 20 will elevate the risk of a premature heart attack.

Tonsils itself is not a disease

Tonsils itself is not a disease. Tonsils are two small lymphoid organs that are on each side of the throat.