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Asthma & COPD

Poor inhaler technique remains a problem

Pharmacists need to place more emphasis on improving inhaler technique, say researchers.

26 Jun 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Asthma & COPD

MHRA issues nebuliser warning to pharmacists and parents

Watchdog aware of a 'number of fatal cases' where unsupervised home use may have played a role

24 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Asthma & COPD

NHS Scotland aims to reduce MDI use by 70 per cent by 2028

Emissions from metered dose inhalers had a greater impact than NHS fleet and waste combined in 2020-21

23 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Asthma & COPD

Effect of second-hand nicotine vape on lungs similar to tobacco

Second-hand vape associated with bronchitic symptoms and wheeze, say researchers.

04 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Use of hormonal contraceptives linked to reduced asthma risk

A study claims the use of hormonal contraceptives may reduce the risk of severe asthma in women.

24 Nov 2020 , 1 Min Article

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Asthma UK clarifies who is at high risk from Covid-19

Preventer inhaler plus preventer oral medication plus continuous oral steriods equals high risk.

31 Mar 2020 , 1 Min Article