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Overview of Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an inflammation, or swelling, of the tissue lining the sinuses. Normally, sinuses are filled with air, but when sinuses become blocked and filled with fluid, germs (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) can grow and cause an infection. Conditions that can cause sinus blockage include the common cold, allergic rhinitis (swelling of the lining of the nose), nasal polyps (small growths in the lining of the nose), or a deviated septum (a shift in the nasal cavity).

Diabetes linked to viral infection ?

Prenatal exposure to viruses may cause type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases in children, scientists have found.

The exact cause of juvenile diabetes has eluded scientists, but a new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that the autoimmune disease is initiated in utero.

According to the research, women who contract a viral infection during pregnancy transmit viruses to their genetically susceptible foetuses, sparking the development of type 1 diabetes.

India :: The world's diabetes capital

Diabetes has become an epidemic having a huge impact on people of all age groups. No matter how much awareness is created about the disease, it is still lesser in comparison to the complications it gives rise to.

Here are some interesting facts about the condition that will surprise you.

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