Health Tip: What Causes a Chronic Cough

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Conclusions: Our results suggest that IL-25 is particularly associated with severe asthma. The relationship between IL-25 and neutrophilic airway inflammation suggests the pleiotropic role of IL-25 in the immune response in this disease. PMID: 30429702 [PubMed]
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
AbstractBackground and ObjectivesManagement of hypertension and dyslipidemia is important when considering cardiovascular disease risk; however, achievement of optimal lipid and blood pressure (BP) targets in clinical practice remains inadequate. This analysis sought to estimate the frequency, effectiveness, and safety of co-administrated atorvastatin and perindopril in routine care.MethodsWe conducted a post hoc analysis of four Canadian, prospective, multi-center, observational studies assessing real-life effectiveness and safety of perindopril  + atorvastatin in mild-to-moderate hypertensive patients with ...
Source: Drugs in R&D - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Mechanical inspiration and expiration exercise had a therapeutic effect on velopharyngeal incompetence in subacute stroke patients with dysphagia. This therapy is easy to provide clinically and could be a useful therapeutic strategy for velo-pharyngeal incompetence with dysphagia in patients with stroke. PMID: 30426133 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research
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San Mateo, Calif, Nov 14, 2018– Attenua, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel medicines to treat cough, today announced that the first patient has been treated in a Phase 2 clinical trial in chronic...
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Updated Date: Nov 15, 2018 EST
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Updated Date: Nov 15, 2018 EST
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ConclusionResults highlight the need for a culturally appropriate information and education to inform Aboriginal families and their health practitioners of the importance of chronic wet cough in children.
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
awrot Jean B. Nachega Benoit Nemery Little is known about the respiratory health damage related to household air pollution (HAP) in survivors of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). In a population-based cross-sectional study, we determined the prevalence and associated predictors of chronic cough and hemoptysis in 441 randomly selected PTB survivors living in 13 remote health zones with high TB burden in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Trained community and health-care workers administered a validated questionnaire. In a multivariate logistic regression, chronic cough was independently ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsOSA patients demonstrate worse chronic cough and LPR ‐related quality of life versus non‐OSA patients. Furthermore, the severity of these quality‐of‐life measures was correlated with the severity of the AHI. Chronic cough and particularly the pharyngeal LPR symptoms may be associated with the presence and severity of OSA.Level of Evidence2 .Laryngoscope, 2018
Source: The Laryngoscope - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
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