Rhinosinusitis News and Research

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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.
Budesonide nasal wash shows promise for chronic rhinosinusitis

Budesonide nasal wash shows promise for chronic rhinosinusitis

If cold symptoms persist it could be sinusitis

If cold symptoms persist it could be sinusitis

Science backs old fashioned belief in the healing powers of honey

Science backs old fashioned belief in the healing powers of honey

Saline irrigation versus saline spray for relief of chronic nasal symptoms

Saline irrigation versus saline spray for relief of chronic nasal symptoms

Daytime sleepiness linked to chronic nasal obstruction

Daytime sleepiness linked to chronic nasal obstruction

Review of antimicrobials for acute rhinosinusitis

Review of antimicrobials for acute rhinosinusitis

Effectiveness of sinus irrigation in chronic sinusitis

Effectiveness of sinus irrigation in chronic sinusitis

Socioeconomic factors in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis

Socioeconomic factors in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis

Saline for chronic rhinosinusitis

Saline for chronic rhinosinusitis

Children who get frequent infections may have immunodeficiency

Children who get frequent infections may have immunodeficiency

Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related

Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related

Not all congestion-producing chronic rhinosinusitis infections are the same

Not all congestion-producing chronic rhinosinusitis infections are the same

Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis do not necessarily develop resistance to antibiotics

Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis do not necessarily develop resistance to antibiotics

Immune responses to airborne fungi could cause the stuffy noses and airway inflammation among sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis

Immune responses to airborne fungi could cause the stuffy noses and airway inflammation among sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis

Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease

Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease

Patients with asthma have a higher incidence of nasal polyposis, nasal congestion, and olfactory disturbances

Patients with asthma have a higher incidence of nasal polyposis, nasal congestion, and olfactory disturbances

Nasal fungi in newborn babies sheds light on eosinophilic chronic sinusitis

Nasal fungi in newborn babies sheds light on eosinophilic chronic sinusitis