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  1. Ear infections

    It is estimated that around four out of five children will experience a middle ear infection at least once.

  2. Ear problems in children

    Babies and young children are more likely to develop middle ear infections because they are still building up their immunity.

  3. Ear wax

    In most cases, blockage of the ear canal with wax is a harmless event.

  4. Ears

    The brain uses the inner ear, the eyes and muscles to pinpoint the position of the body at all times.

  5. Ears - Meniere's disease

    Meniere's disease affects the ear, which is the centre of hearing and balance.

  6. Ears - otosclerosis

    Otosclerosis eventually affects both ears, but the condition doesn?t cause total deafness.

  7. Ears - ways to protect your hearing

    Once hearing is damaged, it often can't be restored.

  8. Ebola virus disease (EVD)

    Ebola virus is a rare disease that can causes severe symptoms and can be life-threatening.

  9. ECG test

    A doctor may recommend an electrocardiogram for patients who may be at risk of heart disease because of family history, smoking, overweight, diabetes or other conditions.

  10. Eczema (atopic dermatitis)

    Eczema can vary in severity, and symptoms may flare up or subside from day to day.