Entries by Center For Cough

Depression and Chronic Cough

Chronic Cough is not gender neutral.  While Chronic Cough affects men and women, it affects women more often; particularly middle-aged and older women.  Chronic Cough is a debilitating medical condition with physical, mental, social, and professional consequences.  Social isolation and depression are often associated with Chronic Cough. If you or someone you know has persistent […]

Dr. Mandel Sher Presents Advanced Diagnostic Tool to National Physician Audience

Dr. Mandel Sher recently presented a seminar on Rhinolaryngoscopy  at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in Los Angeles, California. Rhinolaryngoscopy is an advanced diagnostic tool used to identify the underlying cause of Chronic Cough.  Dr. Mandel Sher is specially trained in Rhinolaryngoscopy and one of the few doctors in the Tampa Bay […]

Bob Dylan Sings About Cough: “The Cough Song”

Have you ever heard this Bob Dylan classic released in 1963, “The Cough Song”? Dr. Mandel Sher and  Center for Cough team sure do like it!  Dr. Sher doesn’t play harmonica and can’t sing as well as iconic songwriter and performer, Mr. Bob Dylan, but he will offer you an effective and lasting  cough solution.  […]

Why Does Hillary Clinton Keep Coughing?

Secretary Clinton is coughing again.  Regardless of your political persuasion, observers are wondering, “Why Does Hillary Clinton Keep Coughing?” While Dr. Mandel Sher at Center for Cough has not evaluated Secretary Clinton, he believes there is a high likelihood that Mrs. Clinton has Chronic Cough.  Mrs. Clinton fits the profile of a typical Chronic Cough […]

Dr. Mandel Sher In North Carolina: New Concepts in Chronic Cough

“New Concepts in Chronic Cough”  presented by Dr. Sher to his North Carolina colleagues was just the invitation he needed to return to beautiful North Carolina.  Dr. Sher began his specialty training at Duke Health System in Durham, North Carolina, after graduating from Northwestern University’s medical school in Chicago, Illinois.  The scientific and medical community’s […]

Can Talking be Contributing to your Chronic Cough?

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Can talking be contributing to your Chronic Cough?  Yes!  Talking by someone who has an overly sensitive cough mechanism can result in coughing fits.  The act of talking dries the throat and the dry throat acts as an irritant to the cough mechanism. So, it may not be […]

AF-219: Promising New Cough Treatment

Dr. Mandel Sher and Center for Cough are the nation’s leading site for clinical research trials for new cough treatments.  Currently, Center for Cough is enrolling eligible patients in Afferent Pharmaceuticals AF-219 clinical research trial. Preliminary results suggest AF-219 may be a promising new cough treatment. Contact Amy, Center for Cough’s Clinical Research Coordinator, to […]

Positive Results in Chronic Cough Trial

Afferent Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results in Phase 2b Chronic Cough Trial AF-219 Treatment Significantly Reduces Cough Frequency in Patients SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the development of small molecule compounds targeting P2X3 for the treatment of poorly managed and common neurogenic disorders, such as chronic cough, today announced positive top-line results from […]