The National Asthma Council Australia has released a preview of the updated Australian Asthma Handbook V2.1.
The antiviral drug is the first medication to be recommended as a considered treatment for hospitalised patients with the condition.
A new self-administered treatment for severe eosinophilic asthma will be reimbursed by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme from 1 June 2020.
A UK study has revealed that age, male sex, obesity and underlying illness emerge as risk factors for severe COVID-19 or death.
New insights into the molecular mechanisms driving mucus viscosity could help improve airway-clearing treatment options for patients with respiratory conditions.
Doctors are giving advice to the 2.7 million Australians with asthma about how the novel coronavirus affects them.
E-cigarettes containing nicotine are illegal in Australia. Some health experts believe they shouldn't be...
Are smokers more likely to contract COVID-19 than non-smokers? Are they likely to have worse outcomes? Two academics from UNSW Sydney discuss how coronavirus affects smokers.
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce is developing 'living guidelines' to provide updated, evidence-based guidance to clinicians caring for COVID-19 patients.
The university has been asked to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus that could be available worldwide in as little as six months.
A retrospective study has shown that the whooping cough vaccine discontinued in the late 1990s may play an important role in protecting against food allergies.
If you're a healthcare professional, you've likely been asked this question — or some variation of it — countless times this bushfire season: is it worth wearing a mask or not?
Queensland Health is testing a man for coronavirus (2019-nCoV) after he returned from central China with a respiratory illness.
UNSW Sydney researchers are calling for a new whooping cough vaccine in the face of a rise of evolving strains that can evade vaccine-generated immunity.
A joint statement from 28 health and medical groups urges the federal and NSW governments to respond to the public health emergency created by the air pollution from bushfire smoke.