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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 …

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 …

Filters: a cigarette engineering hoax that harms both smokers and the environment Filters were engineered to make cigarettes taste better, and seem safer. from www.shutterstock.com Kathryn Barnsley, University of Tasmania …

Pharmacists can be key in not only identifying and managing COPD, but preventing it too, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh COPD is a term used to describe a group of …

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of death in Australia and yet half of all people with the condition don’t even know they have it This presents a …

Scientists have developed a formulation that increases the delivery of a novel “antivirulence” agent to the lungs to manage cystic fibrosis A new rat study presented at the International Pharmaceutical …

University of Western Australia researchers have examined antibody production after pneumococcal vaccination A new research study of immune responses to pneumococcal vaccines has identified a type of immune cell which …

New medicines worth $310 million have been added to the PBS this week, the Health Minister has announced The drugs were added to the PBS on Monday this week, with …

NPS MedicineWise is launching a new educational program on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for health professionals Recognising that COPD can be a complex and challenging condition for health professionals to …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Off-Label Dosing of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants and Adverse Outcomes Evaluation Of patients in the ORBIT-AF II trial …

A new study by Canadian scientists suggests that a third people who have been diagnosed with asthma could put their puffers away for good The researchers suggest in a study …

The NHMRC has announced almost $5 million in funding for the prevention and management of chronic lung diseases. NHMRC participated in a request for research applications from the Global Alliance …