Otitis Media News and Research

RSS
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.
Passive smoking associated with significant increases in the risk of nine health outcomes including lung and breast cancer

Passive smoking associated with significant increases in the risk of nine health outcomes including lung and breast cancer

Chronic ear infections linked to lasting brain and language deficits in children

Chronic ear infections linked to lasting brain and language deficits in children

Researchers make great strides in combating pneumococcal pneumonia

Researchers make great strides in combating pneumococcal pneumonia

Study highlights variable use and rising costs of antivirals in treating pediatric influenza in the U.S.

Study highlights variable use and rising costs of antivirals in treating pediatric influenza in the U.S.

Study helps identify children at the highest risk of severe RSV infection

Study helps identify children at the highest risk of severe RSV infection

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in ear tube placement for children with ear infections

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in ear tube placement for children with ear infections

The number of deaths attributable to second hand smoke exposure has increased between 1990 and 2019

The number of deaths attributable to second hand smoke exposure has increased between 1990 and 2019

How the COVID-19 pandemic altered antibiotic prescribing for common bacterial infections

How the COVID-19 pandemic altered antibiotic prescribing for common bacterial infections

ChatGPT: A diagnostic sidekick for doctors? Caution advised for non-professionals

ChatGPT: A diagnostic sidekick for doctors? Caution advised for non-professionals

Pneumolysin toxin holds promise for developing therapies against Streptococcus pneumoniae

Pneumolysin toxin holds promise for developing therapies against Streptococcus pneumoniae

Research examines antibiotic use during COVID-19 by age

Research examines antibiotic use during COVID-19 by age

Children's tonsils are major sites of prolonged SARS-CoV-2 infection

Children's tonsils are major sites of prolonged SARS-CoV-2 infection

The prevalence of pneumococcal carriage in Serbia during COVID

The prevalence of pneumococcal carriage in Serbia during COVID

How did the number of children presenting to EDs across Europe during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic compare with the 2 previous years?

How did the number of children presenting to EDs across Europe during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic compare with the 2 previous years?

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines could hijack commensal bacteria in the gut–lung axis to confer immunity

Future SARS-CoV-2 vaccines could hijack commensal bacteria in the gut–lung axis to confer immunity

AAP recommends breastfeeding for 2 years

AAP recommends breastfeeding for 2 years

Acute illness increases cortisol levels in children and adolescents

Acute illness increases cortisol levels in children and adolescents

Study examines pediatric emergency department attendance trends during the first COVID-19 wave in Europe

Study examines pediatric emergency department attendance trends during the first COVID-19 wave in Europe

Antimicrobial prescribing among infants may be prevented using maternal RSV vaccines

Antimicrobial prescribing among infants may be prevented using maternal RSV vaccines