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The impact of hayfever on quality of life is often underestimated, says one expert. Dr Mimi Tang, allergy specialist at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, told the AJP that even …

After wild weather lashed the east coast this weekend, many people are facing a significant cleanup task ahead – but health considerations, particularly asthma, need to be front of mind. …

People with asthma need a better understanding of the illness, writes Louis Roller Over two million Australians have asthma—about one in 10 adults and about one in nine or 10 …

With the 2016 Australian school year beginning this week, parents and carers of children with food and other allergic and medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes need to have …

Ben Basger explains allergic drug reactions. Here are five things you may find interesting about allergic drug reactions. Allergic drug reactions represent about 10 ─ 15% of all types of …

The first National Allergy Strategy has been released by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia and welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild. Developed over the …

Introducing children to allergenic foods earlier may help prevent them developing a food allergy, says a paediatric allergist at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. Australian parents have …

With miserable weather lashing the East Coast, pharmacists and people with asthma need to be aware that mould breeding in damp conditions can be a trigger for attacks. Michele Goldman, …

Given the rollout of pharmacy vaccination programs it is crucial vaccinators know how to administer auto-injectors if anaphylaxis occurs, say researchers. The researchers stress that using an auto-injector differs from …

Community pharmacy can play an important role in educating allergy sufferers on the correct use of allergy devices and OTC medications, writes Leanne Philpott. Key Points: It’s predicted that by …