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2014-02-04 11:13:20

With one in every 123 people in the United States affected by Acute Otits Externa or "swimmer's ear" each year, the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation released an evidence-based guideline to improve the diagnosis and treatment. The guideline, updated from 2006, was published Monday in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. "Swimmer's ear affects nearly 1 in 100 people annually and may cause intense pain. Eardrops offer prompt relief, but...

2013-11-26 13:36:03

Advent of PCV-13 vaccine in 2010 contributed to sharp downward trend Otitis media, more commonly known as ear infection, is the leading cause of pediatric health care visits and the most frequent reason children are prescribed antibiotics or undergo surgery. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered that, during recent years, several interventions have been introduced aiming to decrease the otitis media burden — and they've been successful....

2013-06-03 23:24:36

Summer is a time for fun in the sun and oftentimes in the water. But swimmer's ear is no fun. Boys Town physicians offer tips to dealing with swimmer's ear. Boys Town, Neb. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Boys Town has some tips for parents to help prevent swimmer´s ear. The condition can be associated with prolonged pool time and can cause a painful skin condition. Swimmer´s ear occurs when moisture is trapped in the ear canal and becomes infected. Common symptoms include pain, redness,...

2012-12-22 05:04:16

New solution is designed to provide relief for irritated ears while also providing a healthy routine cleaning option. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Ear problems are very common in pets, with most suffering from this condition sometime in their life. If not properly treated, ear problems can progress to painful infections for the animal and costly vet trips for the pet owner. VetraCare Pet has created two new, over-the-counter products, VetraCare Pet Ear Rinse and Vetra Care Pet Ear...

2011-06-08 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a developer of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the ear, today announced positive results for OTO-201, a sustained release gel formulation of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin, in multiple preclinical studies evaluating the treatment of middle ear effusion (fluid) at the time of tympanostomy tube placement surgery. Approximately one million tube placement procedures are conducted each year in the U.S. with the vast...

2011-04-29 12:14:14

A study by Henry Ford Hospital shows a direct association between cotton swab use and ruptured eardrum. The study also shows that in most cases the rupture heals on its own and surgery is only necessary for the most severe cases. "In the past, many otolaryngologists have wondered if surgery is really necessary to treat a ruptured eardrum. The results of this study show that 97 percent of cases healed on their own within two months, proving that most cases do not require surgery," says Ilaaf...

2011-01-18 10:37:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve healthcare quality and give patients and providers more information about the results of care, the National Quality Forum (NQF) has endorsed 16 ambulatory care measures, with a particular focus on emergency and urgent care. "The implementation and reporting of quality measures pertaining to emergency and urgent care builds on previous efforts in the ambulatory and inpatient area," said Janet Corrigan, PhD, MBA, president and...


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2008-05-06 22:21:10

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a short-legged scent hound. It stands barely over a foot high and is the shortest backed of all the basset breeds. It has short, fine, dark hair on its ears and coarse, dense, lighter hair on its coat. The ears just reach the end of the nose instead of trailing on the ground like other Bassets. The breed was developed in France, and was once a rare breed, but now stands its ground as a show dog, family pet and scent hound. It is a loving, outgoing breed that...

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