Premature birth linked to lung disease later in life
New research led by the University of Melbourne shows a link between premature birth and obstructive lung disease after age 50, particularly for smokers
Heating and cooking at home linked to asthma
University of Melbourne-led research finds wood heating, gas cooking and heating at home are linked to an increased risk of asthma and decline in lung function.
Cutting edge medicine for an old disease
The re-emergence of black lung disease among Australian coal miners is raising urgent questions on prevention, screening and treatment that need answering.