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The impact of hayfever on quality of life is often underestimated, says one expert. Dr Mimi Tang, allergy specialist at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, told the AJP that even …

University of Newcastle respiratory researchers have discovered new factors and a pathway that may drive the onset of steroid resistance in severe asthma, which they hope could lead to a …

Australian research shows up to 90% of patients incorrectly use their inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) The National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists and other …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Evidence from a total of 11 trials involving more than 118,000 patients …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest in research news relevant to pharmacists Benzodiazepines are Prescribed More Frequently to Patients Already at Risk for Benzodiazepine-Related Adverse Events in Primary Care A one-year …

After wild weather lashed the east coast this weekend, many people are facing a significant cleanup task ahead – but health considerations, particularly asthma, need to be front of mind. …

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 …