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Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common childhood disease with important ramifications to the overall health of infants and young children. The peak incidence of AOM occurs at 6 to 18 months of age, but it can also occur in older children. Complications of AOM include persistent middle ear effusion, chronic otitis media, transient hearing loss, or speech delays.
NUS scientists develop novel handheld device for treatment of 'glue ear' in children

NUS scientists develop novel handheld device for treatment of 'glue ear' in children

Shortened antimicrobial treatment inferior to standard regimen for middle ear infections, study finds

Shortened antimicrobial treatment inferior to standard regimen for middle ear infections, study finds

Researchers discover gene region that raises risk of middle ear infections in children

Researchers discover gene region that raises risk of middle ear infections in children

Component in red wine and grapes can suppress inflammation linked to airway disease

Component in red wine and grapes can suppress inflammation linked to airway disease

Single-dose of anibiotic gel could provide easy and safe treatment for common childhood illness

Single-dose of anibiotic gel could provide easy and safe treatment for common childhood illness

New device uses shortwave infrared light to improve diagnosis of ear infections

New device uses shortwave infrared light to improve diagnosis of ear infections

Study estimates 30% of outpatient oral antibiotic prescription in the U.S as inappropriate

Study estimates 30% of outpatient oral antibiotic prescription in the U.S as inappropriate

Software-based method could simplify diagnosis of ear infections

Software-based method could simplify diagnosis of ear infections

Higher rates of breastfeeding, vaccination use cut ear infection in babies

Higher rates of breastfeeding, vaccination use cut ear infection in babies

Salvat, Lee's Pharmaceutical partner to market Duoxal ear drops in Greater China

Salvat, Lee's Pharmaceutical partner to market Duoxal ear drops in Greater China

Sound deprivation causes irreversible damage to the inner ear

Sound deprivation causes irreversible damage to the inner ear

Researchers uncover groundbreaking evidence for developing vaccine to prevent middle ear infections

Researchers uncover groundbreaking evidence for developing vaccine to prevent middle ear infections

Simple procedure with nasal balloon can reduce impact of hearing loss in children

Simple procedure with nasal balloon can reduce impact of hearing loss in children

Dr. Jian-Dong Li receives $1.6 million to develop novel therapeutic targets to treat middle-ear infections

Dr. Jian-Dong Li receives $1.6 million to develop novel therapeutic targets to treat middle-ear infections

Rare genetic variants in A2ML1 gene responsible for chronic middle ear infections, say researchers

Rare genetic variants in A2ML1 gene responsible for chronic middle ear infections, say researchers

Existing anti-stroke drug can be effective in treating middle-ear infections

Existing anti-stroke drug can be effective in treating middle-ear infections

Second-generation antibiotic shows promise against common bacterial infections

Second-generation antibiotic shows promise against common bacterial infections

PPDC awards grants to three companies developing new medical devices for children

PPDC awards grants to three companies developing new medical devices for children

GSU researchers discover how steroids use a novel 'trick' to suppress inflammation

GSU researchers discover how steroids use a novel 'trick' to suppress inflammation

Increasing length of breastfeeding could save over £40 million annually for NHS

Increasing length of breastfeeding could save over £40 million annually for NHS