Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers creating antibiotic gel to tackle ear infections

Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection. A one-time squirt of special ear drops one day might replace that ordeal.

Genetics

Rare gene variant associated with middle 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 at Baylor College ...

Immunology

Study: Toys, books, cribs can harbor bacteria for long periods

(Medical Xpress)—Numerous scientific studies have concluded that two common bacteria that cause colds, ear infections, strep throat and more serious infections cannot live for long outside the human body. So conventional ...

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