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Aussies with Asthma Advised to Keep Calcium Levels High

A leading respiratory physician today advised Australians with asthma to meet the recommended daily calcium intake as new research has […]

Asthma Attacks Set To Soar This Winter

Australians with asthma are being warned to be extra vigilant during winter, as hospitalisations due to asthma are set to […]

Watching your waistline a first step to maintaining good health

An expanding waistline is one of the main predictors of whether people will go on to develop serious and potentially […]

Asthma Foundation NSW Warns of Home Heater Danger

Asthma Foundation NSW is urging consumers to choose their winter heating options carefully after conducting a consumer survey that showed […]

Common Drug Restores Blood Flow in Deadly Form of Muscular Dystrophy

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that a commonly prescribed drug restores blood flow to oxygen-starved muscles of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, […]

Check your quality of life: Lung Foundation Australia launches new Palliative C…

Lung Foundation Australia is launching a new Quality of Life checklist for patients as a part of National Palliative Care […]

Vaccine could offer protection against ear infections

A team of international researchers has moved a step closer to developing a vaccine to protect against middle ear infection, […]

Fresh hope for preventing pneumonia in the elderly this winter

There are calls for the frail and elderly not be be overlooked for vaccines against pneumonia this winter, with UNSW research […]

Smoking linked to higher risk of heart disease in teen girls

Teenage girls who smoke or take the oral contraceptive pill are at greater risk of heart disease than boys who […]

Evolution of whooping cough bacterium could reduce

The bacterium that causes whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis, has changed – most likely in response to the vaccine used to […]