A Finnish hospital has come up with a new approach to the prevention of acute otitis media in children between one and three years the flu vaccine! The study showed that incidence of acute otitis ...
Middle ear ache (otitis media) is one of medicine's most common and overtreated conditions. But the medical literature shows that, except when symptoms such as pain, discharge and the like are s ...
Antibiotics are largely ineffective in treating recurring ear infection in children, according to an analysis of 33 studies looking at this method of treatment.
GLUE EAR: Don't operate
A UK government leaflet alerting doctors to the ineffectiveness of grommets for persistent glue ear (chronic otitis media with effusion) is credited with the consistent decrease in their use over the last 15 years.
Q-Our family has been living in Spain since November 2000. Both our daughters are unvaccinated (Ella, two, was breastfed and Allegra, one, is still breastfeeding) and, until now, had not received ...
Otitis media (OM) - inflammation of the middle ear - is a common childhood affliction the world over. Every year, there are about 1.5 million cases in the UK, and 2.2 million cases in the US.
* It should only be in cases of prolonged hearing loss, affecting speech development. Some studies advocate a three-month waiting period, though one suggests that a delay of even six months