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Better pollen warnings for asthmatics may prevent hospital visits

Asthmatics may be able to avoid going to hospital with early warning and better understanding of the pollen in their […]

Resistance exercise for infection and injury

Having your healthcare professional prescribe you a dose of bench presses to ward off an infection or help heal an […]

Novel app to help young people control asthma

A new mobile application (app) launched on World Asthma Day will support young people to manage their asthma and improve […]

Poor food labelling confuses allergy-sufferers

New research into food labelling reveals that a large portion of foods that are assessed to be safe for allergy […]

Bitter taste receptors hold key to treating asthma

In summary: Research has shown the stimulation of bitter taste receptors can relieve features of allergic asthma The findings give […]

Investigating stem cell transplant treatments for MS

UNSW-St Vincent’s Hospital researcher Jennifer Massey is the recipient of an MS Research Australia scholarship to examine the effects of stem cell […]

Vaccination dramatically reduces hepatitis B in NSW Aboriginal women

The results of the largest study to examine hepatitis B notification rates for women in NSW suggest a newborn vaccination program […]

Old bones vulnerable to long-term use of oral corticosteroids

A review of data by University of South Australia researchers has found many older people taking oral corticosteroids long-term are not having […]

‘Medicinal food’ diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have led an international study that found – for the first time – that […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]