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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 …

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 …

The cost of allergy treatment is restricting access for some, stakeholders warn as we head into hayfever season Australian with allergies pay more than their counterparts overseas, Channel Nine News …

Debbie Rigby examines the latest in research news  Management of hypertension in an Australian community pharmacy setting – patients’ beliefs and perspectives This article reports on a small qualitative study …

The TGA has approved a reduction in EpiPen and EpiPen Jr injection time by more than half – from ten to three seconds This means that, in the emergency treatment of …

An environmental allergist who was among the first to discover and name the ‘thunderstorm asthma’ phenomenon has warned of the effort needed to avoid another tragedy Almost six months on …

The story of a woman who became allergic to nail varnish has been shared at the Australasian College of Dermatologists conference Dr Philippa Dickison presented on hand dermatitis and chronic …