It's in the Genes: Some Kids Are Just More Susceptible to Ear Infections
- A new study shows that there may be a genetic component to inner ear
infections that predisposes some children to the illness.
- Inner ear infections are responsible for more antibiotic administration and
surgery than any other childhood ailment.
- If physicians could identify which children are at higher risk, preventive
measures could be taken to avoid complications from the infection.
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