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Coinciding with its 30 year anniversary, the National Asthma Council Australia has launched a new look Australian Asthma Handbook website as part of a broader brand revitalisation As part of …

New ABS data has revealed a significant decrease in asthma-related deaths in Australian women… but what about men? The number of deaths remains high, however, and the death toll for …

Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services has launched its 2019 campaign to educate the public about thunderstorm asthma, including where to seek help Following the disastrous 2016 thunderstorm asthma …

New indication means budesonide/formoterol can be prescribed as needed (PRN) for patients with mild asthma, without daily maintenance treatment Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6 and Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3 can now be prescribed …

The National Asthma Council Australia is calling on healthcare professionals to mark National Asthma Week by preparing the millions of Australians with asthma for pollen season Launching today, the week …

Ben Basger takes a look at helping patients with asthma better control the condition Do you have any patients on Symbicort 400/12 mcg or Seretide 500/50 mcg inhalers? Have they …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth This Cochrane review explored the …

Tassie ECPs working to raise profile of asthma and improve inhaler use PSA’s Early Career Pharmacist Working Group Tasmanian branch is working to raise the profile of asthma and improve …

People with asthma are overusing reliever medication, a new study has found – and one stakeholder says pharmacists are in an ideal position to spot them A study from the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The effects of single inhaler triple therapy vs single inhaler dual therapy or separate triple therapy for the management of chronic …

Steven Kastrinakis discovers a ‘stark mismatch’ between what patients with asthma know about their condition, and what health professionals want them to know It is estimated that one in nine …

The oral contraceptive pill should be available over-the-counter, writes a mainstream media journalist – and a Guild spokesperson hopes access could soon be easier Cassandra Morgan, who has recently moved …