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Discount Drug Stores has urged asthma patients to proactively check their inhaler technique to ensure that they are taking their medications correctly and getting the full dosage during Lung Health …

A world-first study has found a clear association between vitamin D deficiency in young children and development of asthma Researchers at the WA-based Telethon Kids Institute recruited 267 children at …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest research news that matters to pharmacy Azithromycin for Acute Exacerbations of Asthma The Azithromycin Against Placebo in Exacerbations of Asthma (AZALEA) randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled …

The NHMRC has announced almost $5 million in funding for the prevention and management of chronic lung diseases. NHMRC participated in a request for research applications from the Global Alliance …

Implementation of treatment plans for asthma is about to get easier for pharmacists, with the newly updated Australian Asthma Handbook clarifying facts on the latest medications on the market for …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news related to pharmacy Management of Rhinosinusitis Rhinosinusitis is characterised by symptomatic inflammation of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses …

Here are a few thoughts on optimising lung health, writes Ben Basger We know that cognitive and physical impairment (such as manual dexterity, visual issues and the inspiratory force able …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pancreatic Safety of Sitagliptin in the TECOS Study The TECOS study (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin) investigated the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to pharmacy Implementation of asthma guidelines to West Australian community pharmacies A controlled study across 336 metropolitan pharmacies located in …

Trial results suggest treatment could be used as an add-on therapy for severely asthmatic patients Two phase III, double-blind, randomised controlled trials including more than 2500 participants looked at the safety …

Pharmacists, get your nasal sprays ready… Experts are warning more pollen than usual is set to hit the east coast of Australia. Associate Professor Ed Newbigin from the University of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to community pharmacy Comparative efficacy of nonhormonal drugs on menopausal hot flashes Non-hormonal drugs are considered an option for treatment …