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
The impact of air pollution on life expectancy
A new study led by the University of Melbourne shows how particulate matter in the air is associated with premature deaths, highlighting the need for action.
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.
The long-term benefits of controlling your asthma
A study led by the University of Melbourne finds asthma sufferers can modify their risk of serious lung conditions in later life by controlling their asthma now
Are Australia’s roads giving you asthma?
New University of Melbourne research finds that living near a major road in middle age raises your risk of asthma by about 50% compared with those further away.