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Treating allergic rhinitis early in the allergy season with intranasal corticosteroids reduces its impact. By Dr Brett MacFarlane, PhD, BPharm (Hons), Chief Pharmacist, Australasian College of Pharmacy Learning objectives After …

Patients don’t have a choice when it comes to allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis, but now you have a choice of treatment. Anaphylaxis is an acute, potentially lethal reaction, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Vitamin D Supplementation on Incident Atrial Fibrillation Supplementation with marine omega-3 fatty acids and/or …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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% …