Treating Kids' Snoring Also Benefits Behavior

October 15, 2007

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Adenotonsillectomy for kids who snore may improve not only their quality of sleep but their behavior, as well, researchers here found.

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 15 - Adenotonsillectomy for kids who snore may improve not only sleep quality but also behavior, researchers here found.

Children who underwent surgery for sleep disordered breathing had a clinically significant improvement averaging about one standard deviation for oppositional behavior, inattention, and hyperactivity (all P