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The Asthma Council is cautioning health professionals that with forecasted strong wind, thunderstorms and bushfires across Victoria, their patients may be at risk of serious asthma and hayfever episodes The …

Amcal has moved to help Australians stay informed about the day’s pollen count, in a bid to address hayfever Amcal Pharmacy says it is on a mission to help alleviate …

Don’t just let patients self-select a swallowed antihistamine… an intervention could really help, writes Ben Basger There is an interesting table in the Australian Medicines Handbook that lists the symptoms …

More than a fifth of hayfever sufferers say the condition leads them to disengage with social activities James Nevile, Amcal senior pharmacist, is urging pharmacists and other health professionals to …

While Mylan’s EpiPen has dominated the epinephrine injection market for years, two new contenders are planning to launch versions… could these help relieve shortages? With no generic versions and few …

What you need to know to prepare your patients and reduce fatalities this coming Spring season National Asthma Week (September 1- 7) is the perfect time to remind patients to …

Pharmacists are being urged to help raise awareness of thunderstorm asthma before hayfever season strikes The National Asthma Council has launched a suite of resources on thunderstorm asthma, which it …

Almost half of all kids will experience some form of allergy by four years old, according to latest research The number of Australian children who outgrow egg allergy has contributed …

The TGA has issued a reminder about the transition to new medicine labels and listings for allergens While new labels have started to appear on medicines, manufacturers have been given …

Hospital pharmacists need to be included into collaborative programs to tackle antibiotic allergies, say Australian researchers. Academics from a range of institutions questioned 277 allergists, clinical immunologists and hospital pharmacists …

Introducing egg or peanut to infants’ diet early is associated with a lower risk of developing an allergy to these foods, new study finds In a study appearing in the …

Pharmacists, get your nasal sprays ready… Experts are warning more pollen than usual is set to hit the east coast of Australia. Associate Professor Ed Newbigin from the University of …