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21 Dec 2016
Newly listed drugs offer hope for people with severe asthma
People with severe asthma will now be able to access additional medications via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) when their asthma cannot be managed with existing treatments.
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23 Nov 2016
People with asthma warned to be prepared in stormy weather
Asthma Australia is warning people with asthma to be prepared after severe weather conditions in Melbourne caused a rise in emergency department visits and triple zero calls due to asthma.
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23 Nov 2016
Asthmatics Miss Out on Crucial Lung Tests
Most Australians with asthma and other lung conditions are missing out on lung tests needed to properly diagnose their condition, a new report reveals.
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22 Nov 2016
Victorian emergency services declare major disaster after mass thunderstorm asthma event
You may have heard in the media about a major thunderstorm in Melbourne last night that triggered a mass thunderstorm asthma event.
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16 Nov 2016
Asthma Drug Overhaul In Sight
Australians living with mild asthma could soon have a new puffer at their fingertips if results of a research study show the condition can be well managed without daily medication.
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13 Oct 2016
Asthma Australia calls for better care as study shows devastating reality of severe asthma
SYDNEY: A study into the effects of severe asthma shows the devastating impacts of the condition and the need for recognition and understanding by health professionals. Prof Helen Reddel from the Hun ...
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5 Oct 2016
Vitamin D for Asthma – promising outcomes for people with asthma.
A new review on Vitamin D for Asthma made global headlines this month, with high quality evidence showing vitamin D reduced the average number of asthma attacks and risk of hospital admissions. Here i ...
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21 Sep 2016
Why do so many professional athletes have asthma?
How can it be that so many athletes – men and women who run faster and further than the rest of us – suffer from a medical condition that fundamentally limits the body's ability?
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5 Sep 2016
Montelukast latest information
Monteleukast (Singulair) is a highly effective medication, has an excellent safety record and usually is a very safe preventer medication for children with asthma.
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29 Apr 2016
Asthma app - the mobile teaching tool
Asthma Australia launches the Asthma App. As part of Asthma Australia’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our support materials we are switching to digital, and keeping things simp ...
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