Entries by Center For Cough

The Tenth London International Cough Symposium Happening Now

What do you call a gathering of international clinician and scientist experts in cough?: The Tenth London International Cough Symposium happening in London, June 27 through June 29.  This series of  International Symposia on Cough was initiated by the late Professor John  Widdicombe in 1999. The Symposium will feature experts’ contributions from:  Australia, Belgium, China, […]

Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines: American Cancer Society Example

WOW!  The American Cancer Society updated the clinical practice guidelines for colorectal cancer screening this week. Clinical practice guideline recommendations change after data is analyzed and experts on charged with guideline development review the data and draw conclusions about best practice.  The updated guidelines are then published and disseminated. These immediate changes have far-reaching implications for […]

Memorial Day: Remember, Honor, Summer Vacation…

Memorial Day – A time to remember and honor the women and men who died while serving in the United States military. Thank You.  And for many of us, Memorial Day kicks-off the start of the summer season.  Summer breaks from our usual routine and summer travel may result in an exacerbation of Chronic Cough.  […]

Medical Paperwork Matters: A Medical Icebreaker

Medical paperwork matters.  We can feel so annoyed each time we are asked to complete or update forms prior to a doctor visit, but it is so necessary and in our best interest!  Think of medical questionnaires and forms as medical icebreakers – a quick way to get to know each other or catch-up with […]

Mothers Make the World Go Round: Meet Dr. Sher’s Mom

Happy Mother’s Day!  Mothers make the world go round. It’s a time-out to celebrate the wonderful women who shape our world and make it spin. I have the pleasure of working alongside women and collaborating with women on behalf of their own or their family member’s health and well being.  Thank You to the women […]

Urinary Incontinence & Your Cough

Urinary incontinence describes involuntary loss of urine.  It can be a few drops or complete loss of control.  Urinary incontinence is a common problem but not a normal occurrence.  Estimates are that 25 million people in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence. While both men and women are affected, 75 to 80 percent are […]

World Voice Day: Vocal Health & Your Cough

World Voice Day is celebrated annually and globally on April 16th.  This year, 50 countries participated in this worldwide celebration!  Since 2002, World Voice Day recognizes the importance and power of vocal health in our daily lives.  The 2018 theme is “Make a Choice to Cherish Your Voice.” Chronic Cough often produces hoarseness and adversely […]