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New pollen alert system helps hayfever sufferers plan ahead

Australia’s 2.3 million asthma sufferers could have a tool to help prevent life-threatening attacks caused by pollen with a standardised […]

Immune breakthrough: unscratching poison ivy’s rash

We all know that a brush with poison ivy leaves us with an itchy painful rash. A breakthrough finding from […]

10 year olds biggest challenge is the one faced by her sister

Written by Olivia Gray, age 10 My name is Olivia Gray and I’m here to tell you about the Top […]

Asthma action plans and what to do in an asthma attack: Dr Peter Bremner

Asthma action plans detail what to do in an asthma attack and when to use medications including preventers and relievers to control asthma symptoms.

Asthma

Asthma is a common respiratory condition often caused by allergies. There are many risk factors, tests for diagnosing and medications f
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Asthma treatments and correct inhaler technique: Dr Peter Bremner

Transcript I’m Peter Bremner. I’m a respiratory physician and I’ve been part of the Advisory Board for about 10 years. […]

My dad… my hero… my button buddy

Most boys look up to their dads as hero’s and four and half year old Zephyr Anderson is no different. Zephyr’s dad Clay would stop at nothing for his son and he even got a tattoo of his son’s feeding tube so they could become button buddies!
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Asthma: Risk factors, symptoms and assessment: Dr Peter Bremner

Respiratory physician Dr Peter Bremner talks about risk Factors, symptoms and assessment of asthma. Asthma is a disease characterised by narrowing of the bronchial tubes due to inflammation. Symptoms include breathlessness, cough and wheeze.

GP Q/A: What is causing my skin to itch?

Reader question Hi Dr Joe, I have had type 2 diabetes for over 15 years and am slowly addressing my […]

Tim’s experience managing eosinophilic oesophagitis

Eosinophils cause inflammation of the oesophagus. Tim talks about having eosinophilic oesophagitis and getting food stuck in throat.