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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Vitamin D supplementation to prevent asthma exacerbations A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data (n=955) has concluded that Vitamin …

Act now to help your patients with asthma navigate allergy season, writes Stephenie Shea  Asthma is a common chronic condition of the airways, where one in nine Australians are affected—that’s …

Pharmacists can help clear up a lot of the myths around hayfever, writes Jarrod McMaugh Seasonal rhinitis may well be considered a pharmacist’s “bread and butter” – from the peaks …

Nearly 40% of people with asthma only use reliever medicines, new research has found A study led by Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney found that 39% of almost …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  We have had a gutful: The need for deprescribing proton pump inhibitors Times series analysis of PBS and RPBS …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  The evolving role of tiotropium in asthma Tiotropium is a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) now shown to improve lung …

Diet and exercise can help in the management of asthma, new Danish research suggests Small-scale research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017 in Milan, Italy suggested that …

Pharmacists are being urged to help raise awareness of thunderstorm asthma before hayfever season strikes The National Asthma Council has launched a suite of resources on thunderstorm asthma, which it …

Pharmacists are vital in helping patients manage asthma, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists play a key role in the effective treatment and education of people with asthma, and since …

The announcement of additional projects under the Pharmacy Trial Program has been welcomed by pharmacy groups The trials announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt at PSA17 are in areas of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of tofacitinib monotherapy, tofacitinib with methotrexate, and adalimumab with methotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (ORAL …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Interventions to improve adherence to inhaled steroids for asthma A Cochrane review of 39 RCTs on adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in …