Tag Archives: Asthma

Thunderstorm asthma risk moderate in Vic

Parts of Victoria are expected to face a moderate risk of thunderstorm asthma, health officials say. A warning shows there may be a high pollen count or a severe thunderstorm in certain areas on Friday, the Health Victoria website shows. Regions at moderate risk include the Central, North Central, Northern Country, North East and Gippsland… Read More »

Air pollution leads to millions of hospital visits for asthma attacks worldwide

Air pollution could be to blame for up to 33 million emergency asthma attack visits to hospital a year, a world study involving the University of York has found. It is the first study to estimate the impact of air pollution on asthma cases across the globe. Asthma is the most prevalent chronic respiratory disease worldwide, affecting… Read More »