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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 …

Pharmacists and doctors are coming under fire in mainstream media over adverse events allegedly linked to montelukast Nine news reports that the mother of 18-year-old Sara Hozen says other parents …

Short-acting asthma relievers have been linked to reduced fertility in women… but there’s good news for those who use long-acting preventers Women with asthma who use short-acting asthma relievers may …

The National Asthma Strategy launched this week outlines a targeted approach for asthma care with a focus on children, and signals an increased role for pharmacists The National Asthma Council …

The National Asthma Council Australia is asking pharmacists to help young asthma patients have a better start to the school year Parents and carers need to be prepared so they …

Be prepared: the risk of getting asthma symptoms increases over Christmas and the summer holidays, warn experts from the National Asthma Council Australia In addition to hidden asthma and allergy …

The National Asthma Council has released version 1.3 of the Australian Asthma Handbook This revision includes important and timely guidance on treatment implementations of thunderstorm asthma, managing allergic rhinitis in …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Association Between Inhaled Corticosteroid Use and Bone Fracture in Children With Asthma In this population-based nested case-control study, no …