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Latest otitis media Stories

2009-10-07 14:58:46

The introduction of pneumococcal vaccines for treating otitis media in children has not prevented complications from occurring.

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.

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2009-08-19 06:40:00

According to a new report, fewer US patients are receiving inappropriate antibiotics for coughs, colds, and ear infections.

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.

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).

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.

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2009-02-22 14:20:00

A charity says, that the future health of thousands of United Kingdom children could be affected due to their ear infections if not treated properly.

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.


Latest otitis media Reference Libraries

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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