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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 …

The National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists to help educate patients with asthma today (2 May) The Council is asking pharmacists to check whether their patients know asthma first …

Research led by a UTS scientist has shown the stimulation of bitter taste receptors could relieve features of allergic asthma Dr Pawan Sharma from the UTS School of Life Sciences …

Debbie Rigby examines the latest research news Faecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridum difficile infection Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has become routine in managing recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI) refractory …

New research presented at a lung health conference in Canberra today has identified “a potentially hidden and significant population susceptible to thunderstorm asthma” The research is being presented for the …

Experts are calling for a “ramp up” of efforts to manage asthma, including targeting people who do not know they may be affected by the condition Dr Michael Sutherland, a …

Keeping one step ahead of pollen triggers for thunderstorm asthma Ed Newbigin, University of Melbourne; Alfredo Huete, University of Technology Sydney; Beth Ebert, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Janet Davies, Queensland …