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.
The university has been asked to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus that could be available worldwide in as little as six months.
Queensland Health is testing a man for coronavirus (2019-nCoV) after he returned from central China with a respiratory illness.
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?
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.
The National Asthma Council Australia has highlighted the risk of serious asthma and hayfever episodes given the forecasted weather conditions in the eastern states.
A small paper cone, combined with a smartphone app, can identify ear infections in young children.
Australian researchers found nicotine in six varieties of 'nicotine-free' e-cigarette liquids bought online and over the counter from Australian suppliers.
Patients with difficult-to-control asthma are experiencing greater symptom improvement on an eczema drug than on standard therapies.
Increased evidence that e-cigarettes help smokers quit means doctors have an ethical obligation to prescribe them when other options fail.
Opting for a nasal spray only strategy may be better than adding hayfever tablets to the mix.
Diagnosed with COPD, one patient rose to the challenge. Six months later, he completed his first Ironman competition.
The research will help identify why allergies develop in the first place and, potentially, how they could be prevented or treated.
Taking vitamin D together with standard asthma medication could halve the risk of severe asthma attacks.