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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.
Medtronic receives global distribution rights for PEAK Surgical’s tissue dissection device

Medtronic receives global distribution rights for PEAK Surgical’s tissue dissection device

Prompt diagnosis and treatment for otitis media benefits organ transplant recipients

Prompt diagnosis and treatment for otitis media benefits organ transplant recipients

NIDCD awards research grant to Mobius Therapeutics

NIDCD awards research grant to Mobius Therapeutics

Severe plagiocephaly in babies can lead to ear infections

Severe plagiocephaly in babies can lead to ear infections

The Gambia introduces pneumococcal immunisation programme

The Gambia introduces pneumococcal immunisation programme

Intercell starts trial for Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine candidate

Intercell starts trial for Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine candidate

Wyeth's Prevenar vaccine for pneumococcal disease registered in Russia

Wyeth's Prevenar vaccine for pneumococcal disease registered in Russia

Bacteria-killing enzyme cures mice with fatal pneumonia

Bacteria-killing enzyme cures mice with fatal pneumonia

New mobile health van will tackle ear problems amongst children in remote Indigenous communities

New mobile health van will tackle ear problems amongst children in remote Indigenous communities

New advances in diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases

New advances in diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases

Middle ear infections in childhood linked to obesity later in life

Middle ear infections in childhood linked to obesity later in life

Chronic ear infections linked to increased preference for high-fat foods

Chronic ear infections linked to increased preference for high-fat foods

How are homeopathic products used in childhood?

How are homeopathic products used in childhood?

New studies provide insight into oral cancer, chronic pediatric ear infections, and hearing health

New studies provide insight into oral cancer, chronic pediatric ear infections, and hearing health

New discoveries in hearing health

New discoveries in hearing health

Naglazyme approved in Japan

Naglazyme approved in Japan

Study confirms link between colds and ear infections

Study confirms link between colds and ear infections

Watchful waiting not ear tube implants best for ear infections

Watchful waiting not ear tube implants best for ear infections

Uptake of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine among children in the 1998-2002 United States birth cohorts

Uptake of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine among children in the 1998-2002 United States birth cohorts

Tamiflu significantly reduces illness severity and duration in children one year and older

Tamiflu significantly reduces illness severity and duration in children one year and older