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asthma


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation Electronic cigarettes are handheld electronic vaping devices which produce an aerosol formed by heating an e‐liquid. …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Adapting inhaled medication practice in COPD and asthma to avoid funding the tobacco industry An inhaler company whose products …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Chemical analysis of fresh and aged Australian e-cigarette liquids Assessment of the chemical composition of 65 Australian electronic cigarette …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Impact of Inhaler Device Regimen in Patients with Asthma or COPD Patients prescribed different device types for reliever and maintenance medications …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea A systematic review and meta-analysis of 42 studies has concluded that probiotics are effective …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news High Use of SABAs is Associated with Higher Exacerbation Rate Dutch data from the REALISE survey of adults with asthma shows …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw Analysis of the Australian database of adverse event notifications identified medications reported to cause …

Pediatric asthma care in Australia remains disjointed, with marked differences in post-discharge care, management and knowledge, a new survey reveals   A cross-sectional survey of 502 hospital nursing and medical staff …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Update on Asthma–COPD Overlap Clinical features of asthma and COPD may represent around 25% of patients with COPD and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Drugs in secondary stroke prevention Aspirin, clopidogrel, or a combination of aspirin with dipyridamole are first-line options for secondary …

No change to Symbicort scheduling, TGA confirms, however an antihistamine will move to Schedule 3 The TGA has confirmed a previous interim decision to reject the downscheduling of the asthma …

Extensive review including RCTs reveals positive impact of community pharmacy interventions for adults with asthma A narrative review led by pharmacist researchers and published this month in Research in Social …