Otic Disorders Resource Center

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Hearing Impairment Linked to Mortality

For older adults with hearing impairment (HI), moderate or more severe impairment is associated with mortality in an age-adjusted model.

Drug Therapy to Boost Tinnitus Resilience

Researchers have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of noise-induced tinnitus and possible drug therapy that may reduce the susceptibility to this condition based on their findings.

FDA Warns Against Unapproved Ear Drops

As part of the Unapproved Drugs Initiatives, the FDA announced it will take enforcement action against companies that manufacture and/or distribute unapproved prescription otic products labeled to relieve ear pain, infection, and inflammation.

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Tinnitus

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can improve tinnitus severity.

Stroke Drug for Otitis Media?

A drug to treat stroke showed efficacy in treating middle-ear infections by suppressing mucus overproduction, improving bacterial clearance, and reducing hearing loss, researchers reported.

Antibiotic-Glucocorticoid Eardrops for Acute Otorrhea

For children with tympanostomy tubes who develop otorrhea, antibiotic-glucocorticoid eardrops are clinically superior and cost less than oral antibiotics or initial observation, according to a new study.

Xtoro Suspension Approved for Swimmer's Ear

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Xtoro (finafloxacin otic suspension; Alcon) for the treatment of acute otitis externa (also known as swimmer's ear) caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.

Hearing Loss Rates in cCMV Infants

More than 10% of infants with congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) will suffer permanent hearing loss.

News

Otiprio OK'd for Use in Children Undergoing Tympanostomy Tube Surgeries

Otiprio otic suspension is physician-administered following suctioning of the middle ear effusion.

Hearing Impairment Linked to Mortality in Older Adults

For older adults with hearing impairment (HI), moderate or more severe impairment is associated with mortality in an age-adjusted model.

Potential Drug Therapy ID'ed to Boost Resilience to Tinnitus

Researchers have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of noise-induced tinnitus and possible drug therapy that may reduce the susceptibility to this condition based on their findings.

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