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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 …