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Allergy


The concept of how we manage allergic rhinitis in the community is shifting, thanks to a growing understanding of patients’ perceptions and behaviour regarding treatment Allergic rhinitis is a common …

With the availability of over-the-counter treatments for allergy symptoms, many people choose to self-treat. Yet, often this results in sub-optimal management Several studies have shown that allergic rhinitis (hay fever) can …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Impact of Medication Regimen Simplification on Medication Administration Times and Health Outcomes in Residential Aged Care This 12 month …

Patient frustration at difficulty accessing EpiPens is understandable – but it’s unfair to call pharmacy “complacent,” says a leading pharmacist Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia chief executive Maria Said has told …

The number of Australians taking cold, flu and allergy medication has risen by almost 3 million in a decade While the rate of Australians’ overall medication consumption has risen only …

The National Asthma Council Australia is calling on healthcare professionals to mark National Asthma Week by preparing the millions of Australians with asthma for pollen season Launching today, the week …

A new analysis has found an association between taking prescription antacids and the risk of developing allergies A population-based analysis of health insurance records data for 8.2 million Austrians (97% …

So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Thunderstorm-triggered asthma: what we know so far Thunderstorm-triggered asthma (TA) is the occurrence of acute asthma attacks immediately following a thunderstorm. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics to prevent infantile colic A Cochrane review has concluded that there is no clear evidence that probiotics are more effective …

To mark World Asthma Day on Tuesday, the National Asthma Council Australia asked patients what they most wanted to know about asthma and allergy National Asthma Council Director and general …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Penicillin allergy Penicillin allergy is commonly reported, but 9 out of 10 times, penicillin will be tolerated if administered. …