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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.
Researchers reveal how pneumonia-causing bacteria obtain essential nutrient from our bodies

Researchers reveal how pneumonia-causing bacteria obtain essential nutrient from our bodies

Researchers design miniaturized 3D-printed device to treat middle ear infections

Researchers design miniaturized 3D-printed device to treat middle ear infections

Georgia State professor receives $2.3 million federal grant to study inflammation in infectious diseases

Georgia State professor receives $2.3 million federal grant to study inflammation in infectious diseases

Can COVID-19 cause hearing loss, vertigo, and tinnitus?

Can COVID-19 cause hearing loss, vertigo, and tinnitus?

One in four people could face some degree of hearing loss by 2050, WHO report warns

One in four people could face some degree of hearing loss by 2050, WHO report warns

Strategizing pediatric healthcare preparedness for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Strategizing pediatric healthcare preparedness for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

New technology can rapidly disrupt existing biofilms that account for chronic diseases

New technology can rapidly disrupt existing biofilms that account for chronic diseases

Blue Water Vaccines enters into agreement to develop Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine with St. Jude

Blue Water Vaccines enters into agreement to develop Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine with St. Jude

Study shows benefits of video discharge instructions for acute otitis media in children

Study shows benefits of video discharge instructions for acute otitis media in children

Only half of patients with sinus, throat, or ear infections receive first-line antibiotics

Only half of patients with sinus, throat, or ear infections receive first-line antibiotics

Selective antibiotics could make precision treatment possible

Selective antibiotics could make precision treatment possible

Review: Harmful and beneficial effects of pacifier use in newborns, infants

Review: Harmful and beneficial effects of pacifier use in newborns, infants

Air pollution kills 600,000 children with India being worst affected says WHO

Air pollution kills 600,000 children with India being worst affected says WHO

Gene that makes some people susceptible to middle ear infections identified

Gene that makes some people susceptible to middle ear infections identified

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

FDA provides guidance on Novus Therapeutics’ development path for OP-02 to treat otitis media

FDA provides guidance on Novus Therapeutics’ development path for OP-02 to treat otitis media

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

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