Otic Disorders Resource Center

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Neuroprotective Qualities of Vit E Tested ...

Vitamin E supplementation can reduce cisplatin (CDDP)-induced ototoxicity, according to a study published online in Head & Neck.

Otiprio OK'd for Use in Children ...

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

Opioid Abuse Leads to Hearing Loss

A case study published in Pharmacotherapy discusses a rare but possibly underreported adverse effect associated with oxymorphone abuse, namely acute reversible hearing loss following inhalation of oxymorphone extended-release formulation.

Par Launches Cortisporin-TC Otic Suspension

Par announced the launch of Cortisporin-TC (colistin sulfate, neomycin sulfate, thonzonium bromide, hydrocortisone acetate) Otic Suspension for the treatment of otitis externa caused by susceptible organisms and for the treatment of mastoidectomy and fenestration cavities caused by susceptible organisms.

Hearing Impairment Linked to Mortality in ...

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 ...

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.

News

Hearing Impairment Risks Increase With Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes may raise the risk of hearing loss, according to a review published recently in Current Diabetes Reports.

Med Costs for Hearing Loss Patients Up 33% in 18 Months

Hearing loss is associated with higher medical costs for late middle-aged adults, according to a research letter published online April 7 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Increased Vaccinations, Breastfeeding Linked to Less Ear Infections in Babies

In a recent study published in Pediatrics, researchers suggested that increased breastfeeding, vaccine administration, and lower rates of smoking may be major factors in the reduced rate of ear infections in babies.

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