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Australian scientists have helped to uncover 41 genetic regions, which are estimated to account for about 40% of the genetic risk of hayfever A large international study, including contributions from …

Incorrect antibiotic allergy labels pose a significant public health issue, says an antimicrobial stewardship expert More needs to be done to ensure Australia’s most vulnerable patients are not incorrectly diverted …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Comparative effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone versus buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid relapse prevention (X:BOT) A 24-week randomised controlled, comparative effectiveness trial …

While Pfizer is working to achieve ongoing availability, it reportedly cannot commit to a specific time when the supply constraint will be fully resolved Mylan/Alphapharm, the sponsor of EpiPens, has …

A fifth of hay fever sufferers have taken time off work because of their condition… but they’re afraid to be honest about it with the boss UK media report that …

Newer, less sedating forms can be safely taken long term with no loss of efficacy, according to latest evidence In a new article for Australian Prescriber, immunology experts have concluded …

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 …