Clinical Services > Respiratory

Phone app 'hears' child ear infections

24 May, 2019

A small paper cone, combined with a smartphone app, can identify ear infections in young children.

Nicotine found in 'nicotine-free' products

19 January, 2019

Australian researchers found nicotine in six varieties of 'nicotine-free' e-cigarette liquids bought online and over the counter from Australian suppliers.

Eczema drug relieves severe asthma

25 May, 2018

Patients with difficult-to-control asthma are experiencing greater symptom improvement on an eczema drug than on standard therapies.

Drs should prescribe e-cigarettes

13 April, 2018

Increased evidence that e-cigarettes help smokers quit means doctors have an ethical obligation to prescribe them when other options fail.

Don't bother with hayfever tablets

06 December, 2017

Opting for a nasal spray only strategy may be better than adding hayfever tablets to the mix.

World COPD Day: a day to empower, educate and celebrate the COPD community

15 November, 2017 by Darren Umbers

Diagnosed with COPD, one patient rose to the challenge. Six months later, he completed his first Ironman competition.

Uncovered: 100 genetic risk factors for asthma, hayfever and eczema

02 November, 2017

The research will help identify why allergies develop in the first place and, potentially, how they could be prevented or treated.

Vitamin D may halve asthma attacks

06 October, 2017

Taking vitamin D together with standard asthma medication could halve the risk of severe asthma attacks.

Faster, Safer, Easier.

24 May, 2017

Designed in consultation with healthcare professionals, the revolutionary INHALO® design integrates cylinder, valve, regulator and flowmeter into a single, robust, lightweight and reliable unit.

Warning: Respiratory infections can trigger a heart attack

22 May, 2017

The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days following a respiratory infection, researchers from the University of Sydney have found.

Integrated valve regulator simplifies oxygen therapy

19 January, 2017

Coregas Integrated Valve Regulator (IVR) conveniently combines cylinder, regulator, flow meter and valve in a robust, lightweight and ready-to-use package.

TAKEO2™ The Innovative Solution for enhanced Patient Safety and Cost Savings in Healthcare Facilities

16 December, 2016

TAKEO2™ is a major innovation in the Medical Oxygen field.

Pharmacy Immunisation Training Approved in WA

12 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Western Australian legislation has been passed to recognise pharmacists as authorised immunisers.

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