Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tackling chronic sinusitis by addressing underlying factors

The stuffy noses and sinus pressure of head colds are uncomfortable, but for most people, they go away within days. For those with chronic sinusitis, however, those symptoms and others drag on for weeks. Now scientists are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AAO-HNSF updated clinical practice guideline: Adult sinusitis

An updated clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published today in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery identifies quality improvement opportunities and ...

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Sinonasal outcome test validated for endoscopic Sx

(HealthDay)—Statistical and measurement evidence validates the comparison of the 22-item Sinonasal Outcome Test (SNOT-22) responses or scale scores before and after endoscopic sinus surgery to quantify changes in symptoms ...

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Alternative medicine may help ease chronic sinusitis

(HealthDay) -- When used in tandem with standard Western treatments, alternative therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure and dietary changes may spell significant relief for patients battling chronic sinusitis, a new pilot ...

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