The Food and Drug Administration says it plans to crack down on unapproved prescription ear drops often given to young children suffering from ear infections.
Many parents have heard the night-time cry of "my ear hurts." For some children, this might happen frequently beginning in infancy and even persist into adulthood. An international consortium led by those ...
An existing anti-stroke drug is an effective treatment for middle-ear infections, showing the ability to suppress mucus overproduction, improve bacterial clearance and reduce hearing loss, according to researchers ...
A team led by UCSF researchers has discovered how a commonly administered vaccine protects against acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer.
(HealthDay)—Although most babies will have at least one ear infection before they reach the age of 1, the infections can be hard for parents to recognize.
Pfizer's blockbuster vaccine against pneumonia and other bacterial infections has won another approval, for use in European Union residents aged 18 and older.
Allergies and day care attendance increase the risk of severe, recurrent middle-ear infections in toddlers living in Australian cities, according to new research.
Pfizer has completed its $635 million purchase from Baxter International Inc. of two vaccines and part of the factory in Orth, Austria, where they're made.
Black children are less likely to be diagnosed with and less likely to receive broad-spectrum antibiotics for ear infections than white children are, a new study has found. But the discrepancy in prescribing fewer broad-spectrum ...
(HealthDay)—If you get your ears pierced, you need to take steps to protect against infection, an expert says.
Influenza infection can enhance the ability of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae to cause ear and throat infections, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Infection and Immunity.
Middle ear infections, which affect more than 85 percent of children under the age of 3, can be triggered by a viral infection in the nose rather than solely by a bacterial infection, according to researchers at Wake Forest ...
Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.
(HealthDay)—Summer is the perfect time for children to have their tonsils removed, according to an expert.
(HealthDay)—Some of the most common sounds of summer—such as outdoor concerts, fireworks and construction—can pose a threat to your hearing if you don't take steps to protect yourself, an expert warns.