Archive for the 'Cough' Category
Influenza-like illness is similar to the flu, and more severe than cold-like symptoms.
Researchers from Australia report that it’s a challenge, but when parents wear a facemask they have a reduced risk of getting influenza-like symptoms from their children.
I’m reposting this entry because of its relevance to the swine flu epidemic. (more…)
Obesity correlates with urinary incontinence. Might weight loss be an effective treatment?
Researchers from across the US decided to find out. (more…)
It’s a viable alternative for patients who do not respond to medical treatment.
But what is “speech pathology?”
Let’s start by stating that “habit” cough is rare. Don’t jump to the conclusion that a cough lasting a month or so is “just” habit cough. See your doctor.
Because it’s rare there are no large clinical studies of treatment options. Here’s a case report where biofeedback and cognitive coping was effective.