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National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists to ask parents if their kids have an up-to-date asthma action plan and are taking preventive medications For the one in nine Australian …

Asthma Australia and TerryWhite Chemmart are teaming up to help kids get asthma ready for school A rise in asthma flareups is common in the first weeks back at school …

Asthma experts have warned that real Christmas trees can trigger asthma symptoms and nasty respiratory problems Experts from the National Asthma Council Australia have highlighted “Christmas tree syndrome,” in which …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at recent research news Deprescribing conversations: a closer look at prescriber–patient communication Exploration of initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of 20 studies has …

Pharmacists are being urged to check patients’ inhaler technique, following the release of new data on asthma deaths Women aged between 55 and 64 years of age who have asthma …

Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh talk device technique, thunderstorm asthma and treatment for allergic rhinitis Despite the name, seasonal rhinitis is actually a perennial issue for pharmacists – atopy is …

A pilot study has found beneficial results for patients through a GP pharmacist focused on asthma management Researchers from the University of Canberra have reviewed the work of one pharmacist …

People with hayfever are being urged to get tested for undiagnosed asthma, as a new study reveals the condition’s impact Associate Professor Cenk Suphioglu, the head of Deakin University’s pollen …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Identifying prevalence and risk factors for metformin non-persistence Non-persistence to therapy may be a significant barrier to the use of …

Asthma is much more than just the wheeze when symptoms appear, writes Louis Roller More than two million Australians have asthma – about one in 10 adults and about one …