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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 …

Future hay fever seasons will be worse thanks to climate change Janet Davies, The University of Queensland and Paul Beggs, Macquarie University It’s now late spring, with summer just around …

People who suffer from hayfever should consider carrying a Ventolin puffer at all times – especially if thunderstorms like last night’s are expected, an asthma expert says. Associate Professor Cenk …

Melbourne in particular is experiencing a very bad hayfever season, a leading expert says. Pioneer of the pollen count, Dr Philip Taylor, a Research Fellow at Deakin University’s Centre for …

Allergies and seasonal rhinitis are not just a minor condition that can be easily dismissed, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Spring is fast becoming summer and the hot winds and pollen in …

Irish pharmacist Sarah Chambers has been praised after she administered an EpiPen to a patient presenting with anaphylaxis A 17-year-old girl came to Hickey’s Pharmacy on Grafton Street, Dublin with …

Increase of more than 400% in the cost of EpiPen in the US is unlikely to translate to higher prices here, says Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia president Mylan is under …