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An environmental allergist who was among the first to discover and name the ‘thunderstorm asthma’ phenomenon has warned of the effort needed to avoid another tragedy Almost six months on …

The National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists to help educate patients with asthma today (2 May) The Council is asking pharmacists to check whether their patients know asthma first …

Research led by a UTS scientist has shown the stimulation of bitter taste receptors could relieve features of allergic asthma Dr Pawan Sharma from the UTS School of Life Sciences …

The Victorian Government has unveiled plans to address emergency demand and help reduce health impacts from any future thunderstorm asthma event The Andrews Labor Government announced that it plans to …

Debbie Rigby examines the latest research news Faecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridum difficile infection Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has become routine in managing recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI) refractory …

Rhinitis and asthma are frequently linked together and should be considered as a single pathology in approaches to thunderstorm asthma, say doctors in MJA InSight Referencing the “world’s most devastating …

Amcal pharmacies will introduce an asthma inhaler technique check from 6 April The service is an in-store consultation with a pharmacist and runs through a six-step process to educate users …

New research presented at a lung health conference in Canberra today has identified “a potentially hidden and significant population susceptible to thunderstorm asthma” The research is being presented for the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news pertinent to pharmacy Combined treatment with chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate shows no superiority over placebo for reduction of joint pain …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Association of SGLT-2 Inhibitors and Diabetic Ketoacidosis A US position statement on the prevalence of SGLT-2–associated DKA suggests that …

Victorian health minister Jill Hennessy has lauded Supercare pharmacies for their role in November’s thunderstorm asthma event as she calls for tenders Ms Hennessy yesterday announced the tender process for …

Ahead of the start of the 2017 school year, the National Asthma Council Australia is asking pharmacists to help their young asthma patients be ready for a safe return to …