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Louis Roller takes a look at the most serious form of allergic reaction: anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It must …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Deprescribing antihyperglycemic agents in older persons This guideline provides practical recommendations for making decisions about deprescribing antihyperglycemic agents. Deprescribing …

The National Asthma Council has released version 1.3 of the Australian Asthma Handbook This revision includes important and timely guidance on treatment implementations of thunderstorm asthma, managing allergic rhinitis in …

The Australian Self Medication Industry is urging consumers with hayfever to discuss their symptoms with their doctor or pharmacist so that they receive the most appropriate treatment plan This statement …

A nasal spray alone may be more beneficial than adding an antihistamine tablet when treating hayfever, US experts suggest The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, which comprises representatives of …

EpiPen Jr is likely to be back in stock by mid-November, Mylan has advised In the meantime, Mylan has announced that it will supply eligible patients an EpiPen Jr 150mcg …

Act now to help your patients with asthma navigate allergy season, writes Stephenie Shea  Asthma is a common chronic condition of the airways, where one in nine Australians are affected—that’s …

Pharmacists can help clear up a lot of the myths around hayfever, writes Jarrod McMaugh Seasonal rhinitis may well be considered a pharmacist’s “bread and butter” – from the peaks …

Nearly 40% of people with asthma only use reliever medicines, new research has found A study led by Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney found that 39% of almost …

Victorians are set to receive thunderstorm asthma alerts, thanks to data from Deakin University The Bureau of Meteorology will send alerts to Victorians for the first time via the new …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …

Australian children have one of the highest rates of food allergies in the world, writes Leanne Philpott Yet a recent survey uncovered a serious need for extensive community education on …