Ear infections

Good bacteria may help prevent pneumonia

The presence of a harmless bacterium found in the nose and on the skin may negatively impact the growth of a pathogen that commonly causes middle ear infections in children and pneumonia in children and older adults, says a new study.

Jan 10, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

Now, needle-free vaccine for ear infections

A needle-free vaccine for ear infections being developed by a team of researchers at Nationwide Children`s Hospital could help reduce use of antibiotics.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:58 PM IST

Xylitol helps prevent ear infections in kids

A natural sweetener commonly found in mints and chewing gum may help prevent ear infections in healthy children under the age of 12.

Nov 11, 2011, 13:36 PM IST