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respiratory health


Lung function tests are an essential part of diagnosis and ongoing management of chronic airways disease. Pharmacists can play a key role in identifying people at risk of, or with, …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows increases in emergency department visits for respiratory problems and sales of asthma medication in regions affected by the …

Only 5% of pharmacists currently proactively discuss the impact of air pollution on their patients’ respiratory health, a new report reveals A wider role for community pharmacists in reducing the …

This article explores the role of the lung microbiome, the gut–lung axis, and the current evidence relating to the use of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of respiratory tract …

Smoke from the disastrous 2019-20 bushfire season caused more than 400 excess deaths, new research has found Researchers led by Nicolas Borchers Arriagada, a PhD candidate with the Menzies Institute …

Following the merger of Apotex and Arrow, the combined Arrotex entity now has a considerable portfolio of respiratory medicines – including two new products Arrotex Pharmaceuticals has announced a strategic …

New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown triple therapy better reduces moderate/severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy Results from the IMPACT study, one of the …

With fires burning around Victoria, one expert has warned people with respiratory illness to take care With the mercury topping 40 degrees C in Melbourne today ahead of an expected …

A new study involving current and former heavy smokers suggests that COPD is being systematically misdiagnosed The researchers, from Monash University, set out to review the accuracy of diagnoses of …

Tomorrow is the start of National Asbestos Awareness Month, a campaign to educate homeowners, renovators, handymen and tradespeople about the dangers of asbestos and how to manage it safely. Australia …

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 …

Implementing an efficient reminder system to prompt Australians aged 65 and above to receive their free pneumococcal vaccination may be pivotal to improving the low 54% vaccination rates among this …