New drug provides unprecedented cough suppression

A new drug targeting receptors in the vagus nerve provides unprecedented control over refractory chronic cough, but patients can be slow to acknowledge the benefit. Professor Jaclyn Smith, from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, said P2X3 receptors in the jugular and nodose ganglia of the nerve contribute to the hypersensitisation of sensory ...

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