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COPD


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Improving the Management of COPD in Women Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a highly debilitating disease that represents …

Young smokers are being sought to take part in a product trial that may slow lung decline The GSK-funded trial, being run by The George Institute for Global Health, is …

Implementation of treatment plans for asthma is about to get easier for pharmacists, with the newly updated Australian Asthma Handbook clarifying facts on the latest medications on the market for …

Here are a few thoughts on optimising lung health, writes Ben Basger We know that cognitive and physical impairment (such as manual dexterity, visual issues and the inspiratory force able …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to community pharmacy Comparative efficacy of nonhormonal drugs on menopausal hot flashes Non-hormonal drugs are considered an option for treatment …

Australian research shows up to 90% of patients incorrectly use their inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) The National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists and other …

Novartis has welcomed the concurrent publication and presentation of findings from the FLAME study in the New England Journal of Medicine and at the 2016 American Thoracic Society International Conference …

Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the availability of the first tiotropium-based combination therapy on the PBS for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their lungs… and keeping an eye on warning signs, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen Breathing is important. …

Inhaler technology that revolutionises how medication is delivered to the lungs is now available in Australia and set to become the delivery platform for a range of inhaled therapies, says …

Australian scientists have shown an important link between two, previously unconnected lung diseases: TB and COPD. While COPD has long been considered a smoker’s disease, 30% of cases have never …