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National Asthma Council Australia will deliver six free educational workshops on thunderstorm asthma for health professionals The workshops will be held throughout metropolitan Melbourne in, September supported by the Victorian …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  A Pharmacist’s Review of Asthma Asthma is a lifelong respiratory disease that calls for proper pharmacotherapy, patient counselling, and an action …

Asthma Australia has issued advice for people with the condition due to the risk of a severe dust storm on Thursday The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning that …

Following a Government request, the TGA is undertaking additional risk mitigation activities after a new safety review of montelukast In February 2018, mainstream media reported on adverse events allegedly linked …

Stakeholders have urged pharmacists to talk to patients with asthma and allergy about thunderstorm asthma The calls have come during the inquest into the deaths of 10 people during the …

Health professionals were not very aware of thunderstorm asthma when the November 2016 event took place, one expert says An inquest has begun into the thunderstorm asthma event, which took …

The National Asthma Council Australia has released a package of new and updated resources for primary care health professionals to help combat the problem of incorrect inhaler technique Research shows …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Therapeutic effects of Cannabis and cannabinoids This comprehensive review of recent medical literature concludes that there is conclusive or substantial evidence …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Improving medication adherence in patients with cardiovascular disease An updated Cochrane review on interventions to improve adherence to …

Childhood asthma in Australia is associated with gas stoves and damp houses, say University of Queensland researchers Dr Luke Knibbs, from the Centre for Air Pollution, Energy and Health Research and UQ’s School of …

An “alarming” number of children under five are being prescribed asthma medication outside of national guidelines, according to new research presented in Adelaide The study is being shared with health …

A new clinical ‘toolkit’ designed to improve the management of severe asthma has been launched The toolkit, launched at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand’s Annual Scientific Meeting …