Home > Medical > Sinusitis > News News All sections in Sinusitis » Allergies » Sinusitis News » Other Remedies » Related Conditions » Secrets of the Nose Marine microbe to help chronic sinusitis A team of scientists and surgeons are developing a new nasal spray from a marine microbe to help clear chronic sinusitis. Oral steroids don't clear up sinus infections Oral prednisolone is no better at reducing the symptoms of a sinus infection than a placebo. Humans can sniff out old age How old do you think you smell? A new study suggests that humans possess the ability to judge whether a person has reached their senior years just by sniffing their body odour. Quiz Are you eating to control headaches? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating too much sugar? » Subscribe Newsletters » Medicines that changed history Common allergy myths Sneezing the body's natural reboot New research suggests that sneezing is the body's natural reboot and that patients with disorders of the nose such as sinusitis can't reboot, explaining why they sneeze more often. Antibiotics no help against sinus infections Antibiotics don't help fight most sinus infections, although doctors routinely prescribe them for that purpose, researchers said. Earbuds linked to ruptured eardrums Most cases heal on their own, but that's no reason to be complacent, experts caution Kids with colds develop middle ear infections About one in five children with a cold or other respiratory viral infection develops a middle ear infection that may range from mild to severe, says a new study. Device spots bacteria in ear Doctors can now get a peek behind the eardrum to better diagnose and treat chronic ear infections, thanks to a new medical imaging device invented by US researchers. Elderly lose ability to distinguish odours Scientists are studying how the sense of smell changes as people age. Home remedy for ear wax effective The so-called bulb syringes commonly sold over the counter for ear wax removal may work as advertised - at least for some people, a new study finds. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.