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2009-10-05 06:10:00

Organ transplant recipients benefit significantly when they are monitored and receive prompt diagnosis and treatment for otitis media, a common inner ear infection. In a paper presented at the 2009 American Academy of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO in San Diego, researchers reviewed the medical records of 3,278 patients who received solid organ transplantation between February 1995 and December 2007 at a medical center in...

2009-09-03 11:27:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Pediatric Health Care Products and Services http://www.reportlinker.com/p0118052/Pediatric-Health-Care-Products-and-Services.html This report: Provides an overview of the global pediatric health care products and services market Focuses on acute short-term illnesses and selected chronic illnesses in the pediatric population including asthma/allergies,...

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2009-08-19 06:40:00

According to a new report, fewer U.S. patients are receiving inappropriate antibiotics for coughs, colds, and ear infections. The trend may be due to new respiratory vaccines such as Wyeth's Prevnar, or new doctor guidelines says Dr. Carlos Grijalva of Vanderbilt University who led the team of researchers. The team found that prescriptions for acute respiratory infections such as colds, flu, and ear infections fell by one-third between 1995 and 2006. Doctor visits for the infections also...

2009-08-11 15:30:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced it received notice that the action date for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) review of the Biologics License Application (BLA) for Prevnar 13(TM), (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM197 Protein]) has been extended from September 30, 2009, to December 30, 2009. In response to an FDA request, Wyeth submitted additional analytical method...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals ("Arbor"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on pediatric medicine, announced today that the company has launched ZINOTIC ES as a new treatment option for Acute Otitis Externa (AOE). ZINOTIC ES is an extra strength formulation of original ZINOTIC intended to provide children suffering from AOE with a greater degree of pain relief and skin protection. ZINOTIC ES is Arbor Pharmaceuticals' fourth product launch in...

2009-05-07 07:00:00

-- Candidate vaccine designed to protect against the 13 most prevalent serotypes associated with pneumococcal disease -- COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted priority review to the company's Biologic License Application (BLA) for Prevnar 13*, Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine (Diphtheria CRM(197) Protein), which was submitted on March 31....

2009-02-26 12:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on pediatric medicine, announced today that the company has launched XYLAREX - a first-in-class nonantibiotic for the dietary management of recurrent acute otitis media (middle ear infections). XYLAREX is a novel oral solution intended to be administered daily to reduce the number of ear infections children experience. The primary ingredient in XYLAREX has also been shown...

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2009-02-22 14:20:00

A charity says, that the future health of thousands of U.K. children could be affected due to their ear infections if not treated properly.The antibiotics are given routinely in many cases, but often do not work, according to Deafness Research U.K.The charity also said that children whose hearing is regularly affected might suffer development problems.  However, many parents are unaware of what to do.It is vital to seek GP advice about recurrent infections, said the RNID.Last year, the...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

A recent study conducted by taste and hearing experts at the University of Florida College of Dentistry suggests that "people with a serious history of childhood ear infections appear to be about 70 percent more likely to be obese than those with no history."(i) The majority of infection-causing bacteria enter the body through the nose -- often attaching themselves to nasal tissue in the upper respiratory tract and Eustachian tubes causing sinus and ear infections. Keeping the nasal passages...

2008-08-15 12:00:59

U.S. researchers suggest chronic ear infections could be linked to people's preference for fatty foods, which increases their risk of being overweight. Linda Bartoshuk of the University of Florida College of Dentistry said preliminary findings from a series of studies showed that a strong link was found between localized taste damage as a result of chronic middle ear infections, or otitis media, and an increased preference for high-fat foods. In one study, 6,584 people ages 16 to 92...


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Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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