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Can pets at home protect children from allergies?

Did you have a treasured animal companion as a child? There’s some psychological evidence that having a pet can help

Video: Food allergy – Dr Golly

Hi there, I’m Dr Golly. Today we’re going to discuss food allergy, which affects up to 1 in 20 children

Asthma in children

Asthma is relatively common in children. Although it is a serious medical condition, asthma can be well controlled, allowing your

Asthma in teenagers

Dealing with asthma can be difficult for anybody, and for teenagers it may be accompanied by embarrassment and confusion. Here

Video: New asthma guidelines

Video transcript Asthma affects 2.7 million Australians. If not managed properly asthma can be life threatening. Asthma Council Australia has updated

Asthma, pregnancy and breast feeding

If you have asthma, being pregnant or breast feeding should present no problems, providing you continue to control your asthma

Asthma and dust mites

A common asthma trigger in Australia is the house dust mite, which has adapted to live by the tens of

Asthma: checklist of common triggers

An asthma ‘trigger’ is anything that brings on or aggravates asthma symptoms. Common asthma triggers can be divided into roughly

Asthma inhalers: how do I use my puffer?

There are a number of different devices for delivering asthma medicine into your lungs. One of the most commonly used

Asthma: can swimming help?

Is swimming a good exercise for people with asthma? Swimming has been recommended in the past as a good form

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