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Treating allergic rhinitis early in the allergy season with intranasal corticosteroids reduces its impact. By Dr Brett MacFarlane, PhD, BPharm (Hons), Chief Pharmacist, Australasian College of Pharmacy Learning objectives After …

The concept of how we manage allergic rhinitis in the community is shifting, thanks to a growing understanding of patients’ perceptions and behaviour regarding treatment Allergic rhinitis is a common …

The number of Australians taking cold, flu and allergy medication has risen by almost 3 million in a decade While the rate of Australians’ overall medication consumption has risen only …

Almost all Australians with moderate-to-severe allergic rhinitis are experiencing disrupted sleep and its impact on health and wellbeing Mylan Health has released the results of its YouGov Galaxy research in …

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 …

More than a fifth of hayfever sufferers say the condition leads them to disengage with social activities James Nevile, Amcal senior pharmacist, is urging pharmacists and other health professionals to …

Australian scientists have helped to uncover 41 genetic regions, which are estimated to account for about 40% of the genetic risk of hayfever A large international study, including contributions from …

Newer, less sedating forms can be safely taken long term with no loss of efficacy, according to latest evidence In a new article for Australian Prescriber, immunology experts have concluded …

A nasal spray alone may be more beneficial than adding an antihistamine tablet when treating hayfever, US experts suggest The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, which comprises representatives of …

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 …

Victorians are set to receive thunderstorm asthma alerts, thanks to data from Deakin University The Bureau of Meteorology will send alerts to Victorians for the first time via the new …