Coughing News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/5/2009
Sinus Infections Push Millions to U.S. Doctors Each Year

But researchers find significant geographical differences in patients and treatment

9/25/2009
Swine Flu Virus Not Mutating, Making Vaccine a Good Match

Head of CDC calls that 'really good news'

9/15/2009
Gene 'Switch' May Help Drive Excess Fluid in Lungs

Finding could lead to treatments for bronchitis, asthma, researchers say

6/26/2009
Soy in the Diet May Protect Lung Function

Chronic lung disease rates lower in those who consume soy, researchers say

2/9/2009
Inhaled Corticosteroids Boost Pneumonia Risk in COPD

Benefits should be weighed against downside, experts say

1/16/2009
Health Tip: Easing a Croupy Cough

Help make your child more comfortable

12/5/2008
Decongestant Exposure Needs Closer Look

Study says pseudoephedrine for kids under 2 poses toxicity issues because of use patterns

9/22/2008
Acid Reflux Linked to Chronic Croup

Study says the finding could help many children with the breathing condition

6/6/2008
Genetic Factors Affect Codeine's Work as Painkiller

Low levels of an enzyme inhibit liver's ability to convert it into morphine

5/3/2008
10% of U.S. Kids Using Cough Medicine Every Week

Researchers find decongestants and antihistamines taken most often

3/20/2008
Health Tip: Taking Cough Medicine?

Signs that you should call your doctor instead

1/29/2008
Health Tip: Coping With a Cough

Suggestions that may offer relief

12/28/2007
Drug Combo Halves Death Risk for Severe COPD Patients

Salmeterol plus fluticasone therapy led to better health, large trial finds

12/27/2007
Chronic Coughs Need a Doctor's Attention

Persistent respiratory distress is the body's way of saying, 'Help!'

10/11/2007
Drug Makers Withdraw Cough, Cold Meds for Infants

Move comes as U.S. regulators scrutinize safety of products linked to dozens of deaths

9/29/2007
FDA Experts Urge Ban on Cold Medicines for Young Children

Safety review finds 123 deaths linked to the products since 1969

9/28/2007
FDA Cracks Down on Unapproved Cough Medicines

Some 200 prescription drugs with hydrocodone could be involved

8/13/2007
Health Tip: Reasons for Chronic Cough

One that lasts three weeks or longer

5/25/2007
FDA to Stop Sales of Unapproved Timed-Release Cold Medications

The drugs in question contain guaifenesin, an expectorant

2/26/2007
Health Tip: When Your Cough Needs a Doctor's Care

Signs that it's no ordinary cough

2/15/2007
Low-Dose Morphine Calms Chronic Cough

Symptoms improved by 40%, British study finds

1/16/2007
Combo Therapy Cuts Complications of Severe COPD

Bronchodilator with inhaled corticosteroid reduced amplified symptoms by 35%, study finds

12/21/2006
U.S. Teens Turning From Illicit Drugs...

... but many are turning to prescription painkillers to get high, survey finds

10/12/2006
Whooping Cough Making a Comeback in U.S.

Studies urge booster shots for teens and adults, more careful exams by doctors

10/10/2006
As Parents Nix Vaccine, Childhood Whooping Cough Increases

Incidence highest in states with loosest exemption policies, study finds

9/28/2006
Health Tip: Does Your Child Have Whooping Cough?

It's most dangerous in young children

9/26/2006
Health Tip: Soothing a Cough

Suggestions to stop the hacking

9/11/2006
9/11's Grim Toll on Health Continues

As fifth anniversary dawns, witnesses, workers and local children may show long-term effects, experts say

3/31/2006
Combined Therapy Cuts Inflammatory Cells in Pulmonary Disease

Pairing 2 existing treatments reduces bronchial inflammation in COPD

3/14/2006
High Humidity Doesn't Ease Croup

Cold air and medical treatments probably more effective, study suggests

1/10/2006
Most OTC Cough Syrups Don't Work

Finding comes as part of new guidelines from chest physicians

9/7/2005
8/18/2005
New for Back to School: Meningitis, Whooping Cough Vaccines

They offer stronger protection against two worrisome diseases, experts say

6/10/2005
Adult Whooping Cough Vaccine Approved

Boosts older shots that may have worn off

6/2/2005
New Pertussis Vaccine Effective in Teens, Adults

All should be vaccinated, researchers say

5/3/2005
Whooping Cough Booster Shot Wins Approval

Also protects against tetanus and diphtheria

9/22/2004
Steroid Tames Mild Cases of Croup

But most mild cases would get better on their own anyway, doctors note

9/15/2004
Health Tip: Whipping Whooping Cough

How to know when that persistent cough is more than just annoying

7/6/2004
Cough Syrup Doesn't Help Kids -- or Parents

Study finds OTC products don't help either sleep

4/27/2004
Terrorism's Toll Lingers

Anthrax survivors suffer long after attack, finds study

4/14/2004
When Coughing Can Save Your Life

How it may help during a heart attack

2/20/2004
Soothing a Cough

Inhale steam

2/19/2004
Lung Problems Common Among Police After 9/11

First to arrive at World Trade Center registered highest risk

2/9/2004
Chronic Cough Hacks Away at Women

Females more severely affected by it than males, study finds

2/25/2003
Nagging Coughs

Know when to visit the doctor

12/1/2002
Can't Hack the Cough?

Call your doctor if . . .

4/15/2002
Cough Syrup Sales May Herald Anthrax Outbreak

Study: Unexpected sales jump could mean people are treating early symptoms

2/7/2002
Cough Syrup, Ahem, Might Not Work

Study that shrugs at medication's effectiveness renews debate

1/31/2002
Whooping Cough Makes a Comeback

U.S. finds more cases in adolescents and adults

11/14/2001
This'll Blow You Away

The power of a cough