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Premature ventricular complexes may be a cause of chronic cough

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research suggests that premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) may play a role in some cases of chronic cough. However, the findings indicate that PVCs are seldom the sole cause. Prior research has linked various arrhythmias with chronic cough, but data from...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pediatric coronary bypass surgery using an internal thoracic artery graft is effective treatment for children and adolescents with severe coronary sequelae secondary to Kawasaki disease, physicians in Japan report in the July 7 issue of Circulation. In their follow-up...

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Pulmonary rehabilitation slows progression of COPD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation for 3 years can slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and improve physical performance, according to study findings in the May 30th issue of BMC Pulmonary Medicine. The results indicate, contrary to what was...