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Cow’s milk protein allergy may be helping the baby milk industry to form relationships with paediatricians, warns one expert An investigation published by the BMJ suggests that cows’ milk protein …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that as few as 10% of …

Should pharmacists play an active role in penicillin skin testing? These practitioners think the move could help reduce antimicrobial resistance Penicillin allergy is one of the most frequently self-reported drug …

Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh talk device technique, thunderstorm asthma and treatment for allergic rhinitis Despite the name, seasonal rhinitis is actually a perennial issue for pharmacists – atopy is …

Almost all Australians with moderate-to-severe allergic rhinitis are experiencing disrupted sleep and its impact on health and wellbeing Mylan Health has released the results of its YouGov Galaxy research in …

Anaesthetists are calling for a ban, or an upschedule to Prescription Only, for cough medicines containing pholcodine Dr Paul McAleer, a specialist anaesthetist and chair of the multidisciplinary organisation The …

People with hayfever are being urged to get tested for undiagnosed asthma, as a new study reveals the condition’s impact Associate Professor Cenk Suphioglu, the head of Deakin University’s pollen …

A UK health authority has asked health practitioners to be sceptical of claimed penicillin allergies Patients who incorrectly believe they are allergic to penicillin may be placing themselves at unnecessary …

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 …

Asthma is much more than just the wheeze when symptoms appear, writes Louis Roller More than two million Australians have asthma – about one in 10 adults and about one …

Stakeholders have called for more work to be done to manage allergies, saying $10 million is required over the next five years An event held at Parliament House, attended by …

A recent retrospective study of healthcare workers assessed in an Australian tertiary referral dermatology clinic showed that 49.7% had experienced allergic contact dermatitis Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon AM, who helps …