Early warning of increased levels of pollen in the atmosphere could help allergy or asthma sufferers anticipate the onset of illness and begin preventative measures, new research finds.
The majority of children with mild and intermittent asthma end up not having symptoms in adulthood, write Louisa Owens and Adam Jaffe.
Dust particles in the air may be more harmful to asthmatics than soot from one of Australia's main roadways, UNSW research shows.
ShanShan Wang set out to fix a problem by designing a lightweight oxygen cylinder to help asthmatic children breathe. Now she's won the Australian James Dyson Award.
Thousands of children with the most common health complaints, including asthma and diabetes, will be part of a UNSW study assessing the suitability of healthcare.
The first study of the effects of Sydney’s air pollution on the development of asthma has been carried out at UNSW.
A compound originally designed to treat leukaemia could also be effective in preventing asthma.
Long-suffering victims of allergies such as asthma and hay fever might enjoy a surprise benefit, according to research led by UNSW.