Middle ear infections can be triggered by a viral infection in the nose, instead solely by a bacterial infection, according to new study. The middle ear infection affects more than 85 percent of children under the age of 3.
Two new studies reported that prolonged breastfeeding can reduce children's risk of infections and allergies.
Forget hearing aids and cochlear implants. New research reveals that stem cells may be the answer to restoring failing hearing, according to researchers at Goethe-University (Frankfurt, Germany), Justus-Liebig University (Giessen, Germany), Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Boston, MA), and Harvard University and MIT (Cambridge, MA).
In a small study, Korean researchers found that five-point ear acupuncture was effective in reducing participants' body mass indexes (BMIs).
Researchers found that brain dominance determines which ear is used in cell phone conversations.
The patient, a man named Brian Hogg, was born with Treacher Collins syndrome.
Next time you ask someone to turn down the music, you might actually just end up losing an ear. A Connecticut man reportedly bit off and swallowed his cousin's ear lobe during a brawl over loud music.