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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 …

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 …