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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 …

What you need to know to prepare your patients and reduce fatalities this coming Spring season National Asthma Week (September 1- 7) is the perfect time to remind patients to …

Asthma is much more than just the wheeze when symptoms appear, writes Louis Roller More than two million Australians have asthma – about one in 10 adults and about one …

National Asthma Council Australia will deliver six free educational workshops on thunderstorm asthma for health professionals The workshops will be held throughout metropolitan Melbourne in, September supported by the Victorian …

Stakeholders have urged pharmacists to talk to patients with asthma and allergy about thunderstorm asthma The calls have come during the inquest into the deaths of 10 people during the …

Health professionals were not very aware of thunderstorm asthma when the November 2016 event took place, one expert says An inquest has begun into the thunderstorm asthma event, which took …

The National Asthma Council has released version 1.3 of the Australian Asthma Handbook This revision includes important and timely guidance on treatment implementations of thunderstorm asthma, managing allergic rhinitis in …

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 …

The Victorian tragedy that occurred in November last year pushed emergency services to the limit… here’s how to prepare as pollen season begins across south-east Australia Nine people died in …

Pharmacists are being urged to help raise awareness of thunderstorm asthma before hayfever season strikes The National Asthma Council has launched a suite of resources on thunderstorm asthma, which it …

An environmental allergist who was among the first to discover and name the ‘thunderstorm asthma’ phenomenon has warned of the effort needed to avoid another tragedy Almost six months on …

The National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists to help educate patients with asthma today (2 May) The Council is asking pharmacists to check whether their patients know asthma first …