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Ear Infection Prevention for Infants Las Vegas NV

Local resource for ear infection prevention for infants in Las Vegas, NV. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to ear infection prevention for infants, ear infection treatments, audiologists, and hearing loss treatment, as well as advice and content on eardrops, earwax removal, hearing loss, and conditions of the ear.

Vicki Hom
(702) 733-6033
4570 Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV
Business
Oshiro Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept almost all insurance plans.Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Culinary, United Healthcare, Amerigroup, Medicaid, Smart Choice, Straight medicaid, Magellan, Teachers, Coventry, Great-West, Assurant, Fortis, GEHA, Loomis, Pacificare, Sheet Me
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Sunrise Hospital
Residency Training: Keesler Air Force Base (Pediatrics).
Medical School: Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1993
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics.
Languages Spoken: English,Cantonese

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Benjamin Alexander Hart, MD
(702) 383-4096
1800 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: University Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv

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Theodore Wu, MD
2040 W Charleston Blvd Ste 402
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 2002

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Susan Browne, MD
(978) 685-0977
PO Box 29504anesthesiology Consultants
Las Vegas, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1977

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Dr. Farooq Abdulla
(702) 383-2061
1800 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Andrew Oshiro
(702) 733-6033
4570 Eastern Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Business
Oshiro Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept almost all insurance plans.Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Culinary, United Healthcare, Amerigroup, Medicaid, Smart Choice, Straight medicaid, Magellan, Teachers, Coventry, Great-West, Assurant, Fortis, GEHA, Loomis, Pacificare, Sheet Me
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Sunrise
Residency Training: LSU New Orleans
Medical School: Tufts, 1993
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English

Data Provided By:
Echezona E Ezeanolue, MD
(202) 865-1592
2040 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nigeria, Coll Of Med, Enugu, Anambra, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1996

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Andrew Mark Eisen, MD
(602) 267-5404
2040 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1994

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Ravi G P Krishnan, MD
(702) 383-2061
1800 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1985

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Daphne Kay Solis, MD
(702) 733-6033
2040 W Charleston Blvd Ste 402
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 2001

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Breast-Feeding Reduces Ear Infections

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November 3, 2007: 8:04 am: Dr. Neil Ear Problems

Breast-Feeding Reduces Ear Infections

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.
 

Here’s a shocking statistic.

Next to the common cold, ear infections are the most commonly diagnosed childhood illness in the United States. More than 3 out of 4 children have had at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. (1)

This high incidence of ear infections in totally unnecessary as the solution to reducing the incidence of ear infections in babies has been known for decades, namely breast-feeding your baby for a minimum of 6 months, and preferably 1 year or longer.

You see, breast-feeding is the natural way to help fight infections in your baby. Researchers have discovered that antibodies passed to the baby by a nursing mother help lower the occurrence of many conditions including ear infections, respiratory infections, allergies and asthma. Breast-feeding also contributes to the infant’s immune system by increasing the barriers to infection and decreasing the growth of bacteria and viruses. As a group, formula-fed babies have more infections and more hospitalizations than do breast-fed babies. (2)

Another benefit to breast-feeding is the way you hold a baby to breast-feed it. Breast-feeding keeps the baby at an angle which helps keep the Eustachian tubes clear and hence, fewer ear infections. In contrast, bottle-fed babies tend to lie flat and that allows “gunk” (to use a fancy medical term) to get in the baby’s Eustachian tubes and run up to the middle ear where it causes infections. (1)

Now researchers have found even more evidence of the efficacy of breast-feeding. They have found that breast-feeding protects children otherwise made susceptible to ear infections by abnormalities in specific human genes.

About 19% of children are prone to chronic and recurrent middle ear infections (Otitis media). Although researchers have long known that genetics plays a part in this increased vulnerability, they never knew the exact mechanism involved.

“We know that the tendency to get this infection runs in families, and so we decided to look for small variations—what we call ‘single-nucleotide polymorphisms,’ or SNPs—in three important genes that produce inflammatory signaling molecules for the immune system,” said Janak Patel, a professor in the infectious disease division of UTMB’s Department of Pediatrics. “Two of them stood out on their own as signals of increased risk.”

The two identified genes generate the immune proteins known as tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and interleukin 6 (IL-6). SNPs in each individual gene were enough, the researchers found, to create increased risk for childhood ear infections, and simultaneous SNPs in both genes created even more risk. The researchers believe that the particular var...

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