App predicts worsening asthma from night-time coughs

The data might facilitate early medication titration to prevent exacerbations, researchers say

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Using a smartphone app to monitor coughing frequency at night might be helpful in predicting asthma exacerbations, Swiss researchers say.

They presented the results of a study on 79 adults with asthma to delegates at the European Respiratory Society international virtual congress (ERS 2020) this week.