Tag: "ear" at medical news
Antibiotics Helps Autism
...f a researcher was treated with antibiotics for an ear
problem and showed improvement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy works, they hypothesize that it may be that the symptoms of autism are caused by a neurotoxin-producing bacteria (a bacteria that inhibits the functio...
Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
tubes in young children who develop fluid in the e...new research. Currently there are two reasons for ear
tube surgery -- persistent, severe ear
infections and liquid in the inner ear
cavity of an otherwise...
Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO
...cated with sudden infant death syndrome and middle ear
infections". The WHO says 11,000 people die every day, due to causes related to smoking and the figure is expected to more than double by2020, if current trends continue.She saved the worst for the tobacco majors and said "big tobacco companies have...
Noise tampers hearing
...So it's always better to wear a pair of throw-away ear
plugs in such situations....
Ear infection- a new treatment
...nhibit the growth of the pathogens responsible for ear
infections can be used successfully and may help r...and other bacteria from the throat into the middle ear
cavity. Swedish medical experts have successfully treated children with chronic ear
infection – iro...
Probiotics can help
... days, fewer complications of colds such as middle ear
infections, and required less antibiotic treatment....
Treatment for Meniere's disease
...ular nerve section - cutting a nerve in the middle ear
- gave relief in 93 per cent of cases. There are more drastic forms of surgery, but these usually lead to hearing loss, while the vestibular nerve section does not....
Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine
...with heart pacemakers, brain aneurysm clips, inner ear
implants or any other metal implants cannot have in MRA examination. In summary, it is an excellent method of choice to evaluate the thoracic aorta, pulmonary arteires, abdominal aorta and its branches (renal and mesenteric arteries).MRA is also us...
High Demand for a child vaccine
...accine against childhood pneumonia, meningitis and ear
infections has led to a shortage around the countr...ing cause of pneumonia, meningitis and millions of ear
infections every year in children. According to the Food and Drug Administration, children under 5 s...
A new hearing device improves hearing
...new hearing device that is implanted in the middle ear
gives better sound quality than a more conventiona...processor is attached magnetically just behind the ear
and picks up sounds which it transmits to the internal part, a receiver implanted into the middle ea...
The way you talk matters a lot
... a patient, cradling the receiver between his left ear
and shoulder so he could keep his hands free. So... his left eye, together with a ringing in his left ear
and a difficulty in speaking. An angiogram of the patient's brain showed he had ruptured the carotid...
Babies Need Vaccination
...otects against childhood pneumonia, meningitis and ear
infections - doctors are urged to reserve the full four-shot series for at-risk children with weakened immune systems until supplies rebound....
Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth
...ted with radiation, showed that acupuncture to the ear
and index finger recuperated dry mouth in most of ... we try to explain the relief of (dry mouth) using ear
acupuncture, we presume it is a function of a subtle activation of the autonomous nervous system," t...
Tongue piercing leads to bacterial infection
...st often reported pierced, followed closely by the ear
(not including earlobes). Seventeen percent of the...emales students had pierced tongues. In males, the ear
was the body site with the most reported piercings, with 4 percent reporting pierced tongues. In al...
Influenza drug delayed
...to two days and reduce major complications such as ear
infections and bronchitis. Ear infections, the most common complication in children, can be reduced by 44 percent. Tamiflu can reduce the spread of flu in families. When the first person in a household who developed the flu took the drug as well as a...
Pig cloning for organs
...g piglets was born with an ocular defect and small ear
flaps. "The deaths appeared to be caused by classic nuclear transfer problems, such as respiratory distress, immaturity at birth and heart problems," Prather said....
Assessment for hearing aid implants in the process
...here's another choice - an implant into the middle ear
which directly vibrates the surrounding bones. Researchers in the US have surveyed 100 adults fitted with one of the implants. They find that 70 per cent reported improvement in the quality of life, and most retained their residual hearing. There wer...
Surgery beneficial in Meniere's disease
...'s disease. Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear
which leads to progressive deafness, dizziness, vomiting and tinnitus.The problem lies with a swelling of the endolymphatic duct in the ear// and this area can be the target of corrective surgery. Researchers at the Michigan Ear Institute in the US...
Supplements for Ear Infections
...tamin tablet with selenium may help prevent middle ear
infections in children. New studies show children with otitis media, or middle ear
infection,// required fewer antibiotics and had fewer ear
infections once they began taking vitamin/...
Stroke also in list of common childhood ailments
...hildren that were known until now were chickenpox, ear
infections, colds, etc. However, very recently, researchers and neurologists have found that stroke is also among one of the most common ailments //in newborns that often go unnoticed. A National Hospital's database analysis by Dr. Donna Ferriero, Ch...
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