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  1. Content type: Research

    Persistent dry cough is a well known unwanted effect of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i). Animal studies have shown that the ACE-i zofenopril has a less tussigenic effect compared to the widely...

    Authors: Federico Lavorini, Elisa Chellini, Margherita Innocenti, Giacomo Campi, Colin Gerard Egan, Selene Mogavero and Giovanni A Fontana

    Citation: Cough 2014 10:7

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    Chronic cough affects more than 70 percent of patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and causes significant morbidity. Gastroesophageal reflux is the cause of some cases of chronic cough; and also has a p...

    Authors: Claire E Kilduff, Melanie J Counter, Gareth A Thomas, Nicholas K Harrison and Benjamin D Hope-Gill

    Citation: Cough 2014 10:4

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    A polymorphism (rs35705950) in the promoter region of the mucin MUC5B is associated with both familial and sporadic forms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. (IPF) We hypothesize that this common MUC5B variant w...

    Authors: Mary Beth Scholand, Roger Wolff, Peter Fredrick Crossno, Krishna Sundar, Molly Winegar, Spencer Whipple, Patrick Carey, Nicholas Sunchild and Hilary Coon

    Citation: Cough 2014 10:3

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    Different conditions make the proximal airways susceptible to tussigenic stimuli in the chronic cough (CC) syndrome. Leukotrienes can be implicated in the inflammatory mechanism at play in it. Montelukast is a...

    Authors: Roxana K Mincheva, Tanya Z Kralimarkova, Miroslava Rasheva, Zlatko Dimitrov, Denislava Nedeva, Maria Staevska, Vera Papochieva, Penka Perenovska, Karina Bacheva, Vasil D Dimitrov and Todor A Popov

    Citation: Cough 2014 10:2

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    Chronic cough is a common and distressing symptom. Gastro-oesophageal reflux is a common cause of chronic cough however the symptom complex in cough is not confined to classic peptic symptoms. Dyspeptic sympto...

    Authors: Joanna Elizabeth Smith, Jaymin Bhagwanji Morjaria and Alyn Hugh Morice

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:27

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    The mechanisms of chronic cough are unclear. Many reactive oxygen species affect airway sensory C-fibres which are capable to induce cough. Several chronic lung diseases are characterised by cough and oxidativ...

    Authors: Heikki O Koskela and Minna K Purokivi

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:26

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    Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) has recently been identified as a possible aetiology for chronic cough. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of chronic cough between patients with and without OSA ...

    Authors: Tsai-Yu Wang, Yu-Lun Lo, Wen-Te Liu, Shu-Min Lin, Ting-Yu Lin, Chih-Hsi Kuo, Fu-Tsai Chung, Pai-Chien Chou, Po-Jui Chang, Yung-Lun Ni, Shu-Chuan Ho, Horng-Chyuan Lin, Chun-Hua Wang, Chih-Teng Yu and Han-Pin Kuo

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:24

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  8. Content type: Review

    Altitude-related cough is a troublesome condition of uncertain aetiology that affects many visitors to high altitude. The traditionally held belief that it was due solely to the inspiration of cold, dry air wa...

    Authors: Nicholas P Mason

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:23

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    Non-pharmacological options for symptomatic management of cough are desired. Although chest wall mechanical vibration is known to ameliorate cough reflex sensitivity, the effect of mechanical vibrations on per...

    Authors: Naohiro Kashiwazaki, Satoru Ebihara, Peijun Gui, Norihiro Katayama, Kumiko Ito, Ryuhei Sato, Chika Oyama, Takae Ebihara and Masahiro Kohzuki

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:22

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    Various diseases often result in decompensation requiring resuscitation. In infantsmoderate hypoxia evokes a compensatory augmented breath – sigh and more severehypoxia results in a solitary gasp. Progressive ...

    Authors: Zoltan Tomori, Viliam Donic, Roman Benacka, Jan Jakus and Sona Gresova

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:21

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    Fentanyl-induced cough is usually mild and transitory, but it can be undesirable in patients with increased intracranial pressure, open wounds of the eye, dissecting aortic aneurism, pneumothorax, and reactive...

    Authors: Agreta Gecaj-Gashi, Zorica Nikolova-Todorova, Vlora Ismaili-Jaha and Musli Gashi

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:20

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    Cough is one of the most common complaints for which patients seek medical attention. Misdiagnosis and mistreatment of cough exist commonly in China. The prevalence of acute cough caused by upper airway infect...

    Authors: Kefang Lai, Jiayu Pan, Ruchong Chen, Baojuan Liu, Wei Luo and Nanshan Zhong

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:18

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    About 40% of the population will experience chronic cough at some point during their lives and it tends to be more common in women (Thorax 58:901–7, 2003). Post-nasal drip (or upper airway cough syndrome), gastro...

    Authors: Guri S Sandhu and Romana Kuchai

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:16

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    Many patients with chronic cough respond to treatment with inhaled corticosteroids but it is difficult to predict which patients are likely to respond. The primary aim of the present study was to define the ca...

    Authors: Heikki O Koskela and Minna K Purokivi

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:15

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  15. Content type: Review

    Chronic cough has been suggested to be due to three conditions, asthma, post nasal drip, and reflux disease. A different paradigm has evolved in which cough is viewed as the primary condition characterised by ...

    Authors: Alyn H Morice

    Citation: Cough 2013 9:14

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