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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 […]

Respiratory infections can trigger a heart attack

New research from University of Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following […]

Breathing your way to preventing high blood pressure

The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95% of people with high blood pressure, might one day be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Impact of smoking and exercise

Charles Sturt University (CSU) research has provided new insight into the impacts of smoking and exercise on the brain and […]

Number of new flu viruses emerging globally heightens pandemic threat

A worrying increase in the number of new influenza viruses infecting humans means the risk of pandemic is higher than […]

New anaesthesia technique a breath of fresh air for patients

A University of Queensland alumnus has helped pioneer a world-first anaesthesia technique to make surgery safer for patients with obstructed […]

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 […]

Evidence for superior sleep

A research grant worth almost $3 million has been awarded to a consortium including The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and […]
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