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Rhinosinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses and the nasal cavity lasting no longer than 4 weeks. It can range from acute viral rhinitis (the common cold) to acute bacterial rhinosinusitis. Fewer than 5 in 1,000 colds are followed by bacterial rhinosinusitis.
New clinical decision rules diagnose rhinosinusitis with good accuracy

New clinical decision rules diagnose rhinosinusitis with good accuracy

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

Study: Depressed patients with chronic rhinosinusitis more likely to miss days of work or school

Study: Depressed patients with chronic rhinosinusitis more likely to miss days of work or school

Vanderbilt Center offers new treatment option for people with smell and taste disorders

Vanderbilt Center offers new treatment option for people with smell and taste disorders

Aflatoxin exposure can weaken airways' defenses opening door for severe respiratory diseases

Aflatoxin exposure can weaken airways' defenses opening door for severe respiratory diseases

Study reports significant under-use of topical INS therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis patients

Study reports significant under-use of topical INS therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis patients

High exposure to unconventional natural gas wells linked to migraine headaches, sinus and fatigue

High exposure to unconventional natural gas wells linked to migraine headaches, sinus and fatigue

Simple blood test can help track rising levels of eosinophils linked to regrowth of sinus polyps

Simple blood test can help track rising levels of eosinophils linked to regrowth of sinus polyps

New NIH grants support research that combines DNA sequence information and electronic medical records

New NIH grants support research that combines DNA sequence information and electronic medical records

Regeneron, Sanofi report positive results from dupilumab Phase 2b study in patients with asthma

Regeneron, Sanofi report positive results from dupilumab Phase 2b study in patients with asthma

Diabetes linked to increased head and neck cancer risk

Diabetes linked to increased head and neck cancer risk

In-office treatment using balloon sinus dilation is as effective as FESS for chronic sinusitis

In-office treatment using balloon sinus dilation is as effective as FESS for chronic sinusitis

Sinus and Allergy Center receives $8.4M NIH grant to help advance development of new treatments

Sinus and Allergy Center receives $8.4M NIH grant to help advance development of new treatments

Taste receptors act as first line sentinels against infection in upper airway

Taste receptors act as first line sentinels against infection in upper airway

S. pneumoniae predicts acute sinusitis microbial response

S. pneumoniae predicts acute sinusitis microbial response

Acclarent announces availability of Relieva Spin Balloon Sinuplasty System for sinusitis treatment

Acclarent announces availability of Relieva Spin Balloon Sinuplasty System for sinusitis treatment

Study supports mounting evidence that inflammation may be the cause of chronic rhinosinusitis

Study supports mounting evidence that inflammation may be the cause of chronic rhinosinusitis

‘Limit diagnostic investigations’ in children with recurrent CAP

‘Limit diagnostic investigations’ in children with recurrent CAP

Study identifies national variations in using antibiotics to treat ARS

Study identifies national variations in using antibiotics to treat ARS

Amoxicillin effectiveness: an interview with Prof Paul Little, University of Southampton

Amoxicillin effectiveness: an interview with Prof Paul Little, University of Southampton