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Forecast high pollen levels in the air this spring in some states could leave up to seven million Australians who suffer from allergy struggling with sneezing, watery eyes, a running …

Aussie sports legend Dawn Fraser is lending a hand to a new health campaign focused on empowering people with asthma to take greater control of their condition. The launch of …

A post market review of medicines to treat asthma has found that 40% of children with the illness are supplied with a fixed dose combination product contrary to current asthma …

A million Australian asthmatics live with wheezing, breathlessness and flare-ups despite the availability of effective preventer inhalers, new research has found. The country’s first nationally representative study on asthma control …

University of Queensland researchers are developing a new asthma treatment that targets the underlying cause of asthma, rather than just the symptoms. About 10% of asthma sufferers do not respond …

The most effective medications for managing asthma, COPD and other obstructive airways diseases are under-used in Australia, according to a new report by Australian Centre for Airways disease Monitoring, a …

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that more than 57% of asthma deaths occurred in people aged 75 and over. In total, 389 deaths were recorded …

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterised by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Asthma is thought to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental …

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, …

The National Asthma Council Australia has released the updated Australian Asthma Handbook (version 1.1), the national guidelines for asthma management in primary care. The Handbook is published as a unique …

Smoke from bushfires that is blanketing Perth city today can irritate airways and trigger asthma, and the Asthma Foundation Western Australia (AFWA) is offering advice for people with asthma to …