1. Home
  2. Asthma

Asthma

  1. 1 October 2021 - Science Matters

    Severity of Melbourne’s grass pollen season hanging on rain

    An average looking Melbourne pollen season could yet be made heavier by late spring rain, University of Melbourne experts warn hay fever and asthma sufferers.

  2. 7 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 2 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Asthma and staying out of hospital

    The rates at which children are being readmitted to hospital for asthma appear to be rising, and University of Melbourne experts are coming up with solutions

  4. 22 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How allergies may get under our skin

    There's evidence babies may develop allergies through their skin; University of Melbourne researchers are now trialling skin cream to prevent allergies starting

  5. 30 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Childcare centres and car exhaust: A dangerous mix

    Many Melbourne childcares centres are built close to busy roads, putting children near dangerous vehicle exhaust, University of Melbourne researchers find.

  6. 20 July 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Storm in a petri dish

    The Storm exhibition and symposium, hosted by the University of Melbourne, highlight a profound connection between art and nature, intention and accident.

  7. 16 July 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Breathing easy: Treating steroid resistant asthmatics

    Researchers from the University of Melbourne have tracked down the molecular cause of steroid resistance in asthmatics, and a new treatment is on the way

  8. 6 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. 4 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Boys with asthma risk more broken bones

    University of Melbourne research has found asthma is associated with childhood fractures for boys but not for girls, possibly because girls' bones mature faster

  10. 24 November 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.