Ann Conkle
Feb 15, 2012

VIDEO: Commonly prescribed antibiotics not effective for sinus infections


Experiencing a sinus infection is painful and debilitating. In the United States, one of every five patients with this condition is given a prescription for antibiotics to speed their recovery. But, a new study has found that antibiotics are not actually an effective treatment for the majority of sinus infections, which are caused by a virus. See this Nova News post for more about this research.