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The latest in research news, curated by Debbie Rigby Benzodiazepines are Prescribed More Frequently to Patients Already at Risk for Benzodiazepine-Related Adverse Events in Primary Care A one-year longitudinal cohort …

Asthma risks are set to soar for kids this winter, warns the National Asthma Council Australia. National Asthma Council Australia Director and pharmacist, Stephen Hughes, says that the delayed arrival …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research new relevant to pharmacy It is time to stop prescribing oral salbutamol There is minimal evidence to support the use of oral salbutamol for …

Asthma is a chronic and common disease, affecting one in 10 people in Australia, writes Leanne Philpott. It’s a significant cause of illness and poor quality of life and yet …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Association Between Sitagliptin Use and Heart Failure Hospitalization and Related Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Previous trial results have …

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 …

Experts alarmed at a possible figure of a million people with uncontrolled asthma have proposed major structural changes to the way asthma medicines are handled, including OTC preventers and restricting …

Middle-aged and older women with asthma are being urged to take action to manage their condition as new data from the ABS highlights that women aged over 55 continue to …

Almost three quarters of asthmatics have other breathing/lung conditions, new research reveals. Roy Morgan Research found that between October 2014 and September 2015, more than half (51%) of adults with asthma …

Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their lungs… and keeping an eye on warning signs, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen Breathing is important. …

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 …