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A new report from Lung Foundation Australia shows that Australians’ negative attitudes to and stereotypes about lung cancer patients is impacting diagnosis and access to treatment. Lung cancer has a …

University of Newcastle respiratory researchers have discovered new factors and a pathway that may drive the onset of steroid resistance in severe asthma, which they hope could lead to a …

Lung Foundation Australia in collaboration with the Queensland Government’s Indigenous Respiratory Outreach Care Program have developed the first ever Australia-wide Lung Health Checklist specifically for the Indigenous community. The Checklist …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Vitamin D and Lung Function Decline in Adults With Asthma In this study of 395 adults with asthma, low serum …

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 …

Pharmacists can help make senior customers aware of their risk of contracting pneumococcal pneumonia, says the Lung Foundation, particularly given pharmacy’s growing role in flu prevention. The Foundation is urging …

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. …

Lung conditions are myriad, writes Louis Roller, who takes us through a range of conditions pharmacists are likely to see Lung diseases are some of the most common medical conditions in …

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 …

The Lung Foundation is urging Australians to become more aware of the potentially life-threatening disease pneumonia, and encouraging vaccination. Fewer than one in seven Australian adults at risk of pneumonia …

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 …