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Australia has been touted as the ‘world’s allergy capital’ due to its high rates of allergies and anaphylaxis, and healthcare professionals say the number of cases continues to rise Allergies …

An inaccurate or unverified allergy label can have a significant impact on both the individual patient and on the community. Pharmacists can educate, support and reassure patients with known or …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Harms and benefits of sodium‑glucose co‑transporter 2 inhibitors Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors are oral glucose-lowering drugs that increase the urinary excretion …

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: PART 2 Emerging evidence suggests that allergic rhinitis can have a major impact on children’s daily activities and academic performance. A better understanding of the full impact of …

As the prevalence of furry animals in homes has increased over the years, so has the incidence of allergic diseases. Pharmacists can play an important role in educating their customers …

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: PART 1 This article discusses the importance of understanding environmental triggers as part of a shared decision-making approach to allergic rhinitis management in the pharmacy. By Professor Sinthia …

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 …