World-first research program into drugs for those with narcolepsy
Narcolepsy causes people to fall asleep without realising
Narcolepsy causes people to fall asleep without realising
Evidence of the harms done by smoking and vaping in the home continues to grow
Experts warn the push to use more environmentally-friendly inhalers must be done with caution
Wood heaters contribute more particle pollution than cars
Mould and dampness are particularly concerning for those with asthma
Harmful gases in the home and the known effects on those with asthma
Sleep difficulties are common in perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause.
Concerns voiced that outdated government regulations and health initiatives impact asthma care
Data underpinning melatonin use is based on questionable science
ACAM launches new user-friendly respiratory health web pages
The Woolcock is excited to be taking up residence in new premises at Macquarie University.
Researchers are testing SleepFix, known to be effective in younger people, in those over 60
Government policy controlling the sale and marketing of vapes may not be effective in the long term
Just as you can learn to sleep badly, you can relearn sleeping well
Uncontrolled asthma costs health system over $1.2b yearly
Sex influences not only who suffers from asthma, but how severe their symptoms will be
How do pharmacists feel about the recent regulation changes?
We're tackling the growing problem of drug-resistant bacteria
Congratulations Professor Matthew Peters, Lung Health Legend Award recipient 2023
Our important new research on the ‘silent sound’ from wind farms
Why have cough medicines been withdrawn from sale, and what does it means for you?
Surviving the new parent fog caused by children's sleep patterns
Our VCAPS program is helping reduce smoking rates Vietnam
Working out a better treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
Good indoor ventilation reduces the risk of COVID. So why are we still ignoring it?
Obesity accounts for about one quarter of breathlessness symptoms in adults
Woolcock Vietnam researchers have received the prestigious Ho Chi Minh Scientific Prize
We're working on new ways to reduce the impact of lower back pain
We're running a trial to test whether cannabidiol can reduce insomnia symptoms
We're partnering with Macquarie University for the future of respiratory and sleep health
Professor Ron Grunstein AM talks about the past and future of CPAP therapy
Australians with asthma who've never smoked are coughing up mucus most days
Daylight saving can affect the HSC exam performance of some teens
Tuberculosis is an ancient disease, but it isn't history. Yet
How we are getting a more accurate picture of adherence to asthma medications
What is triple therapy? And how do you know if it's right for you?
Many people are being prescribed higher doses of asthma preventer medication than necessary
“Jet lag’s inevitable. It’s like death and taxes.”
We've begun a pilot study to test the benefits of a widely-prescribed sedative
Dr Christine Cowie has handy tips on how to minimise the health risks of gas appliances
Our latest Biennial Report tracks our progress through COVID-19. How did we do?
Our study shows benefits for people experiencing cognitive decline
We're working to make the proliferation of hay fever apps more manageable
A new study reveals important patient perspectives
Our trial of a new pharmacy asthma management service uncovered some surprising results
Our work offers new hope for ending TB in high burden settings.
If we're to improve world health, we must help the world breathe more easily
Easily distracted and struggling to focus? Napping neurons may be to blame
Professor Bandana Saini talks about the value of staying in touch with your local pharmacist
Bacteria could soon tell us how well a person will respond to lung cancer treatment
What's the best mask to protect you from COVID? How should you use it? Euan Tovey has the answers
Be prepared for Summer's bushfires and extreme weather events
What has COVID taught us about how to manage airborne diseases?
Dr Thu Anh Nguyen is working to eradicate TB in Vietnam, and she's had TB herself
We're proud to be chairing a new Respiratory Pharmacy Task Force
Prof Grant Waterer's 2021 Ann Woolcock Lecture
Anna McLean is working to find better diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer
Australia's approach to narcolepsy management is 'manifestly inadequate'
Congratulations Ron Grunstein, 2021 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
The Global Initiative for Asthma has updated its strategy for asthma treatment and prevention
Young people are suffering through sneezes and nose irritations unnecessarily.
Euan Tovey talks to ABC Radio all about dust mites.
How do sex genes affect asthma and respiratory disease? Diren Reddy wants to find out.
Our latest research shows one way to make sleep apps work even better.
Can cannabinoids help people with insomnia and sleep disorders?
It's the contributions of people with asthma to research that really makes a change.
Sherri Barden's pharmacy journey began 30 years ago as a Year 10 student on work experience.
There have been huge changes in asthma over the last 18 years
Sarah Serhal talks about past changes and current challenges in asthma management
Joseph Doan talks about changes and challenges in asthma management
Lynette De Michiel was just 18 months old when she had her first asthma attack
People are being encouraged to learn about air nutrition this Asthma Week
We're contributing to exciting new RNA research
How you use your inhaler may be as important as your medication dose
A new study reveals the health impacts of the 2019-20 bushfires
Two grants will help advance our cutting-edge research on the microbiome and lung cancer.
We hope new data will improve care for people with chronic lung disease.
Our Chairman, Robert Estcourt, has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours list.
Prof Helen Reddel will join a team evaluating a self-management intervention for COPD
The Woolcock's Prof Greg Fox has been awarded the 2021 RACP International Medal
Can a sleep hormone improve cognitive functioning in older people?
New research shows how teenagers can better manage their mild asthma
Our new research reveals the true burden of breathlessness in Australia
Parents rely on a diverse network to make important decisions about their child's asthma care
Invaluable reminders, tips and links on proper inhaler use
Our researchers are improving our understanding and management of COVID-19
Professor Simon Lewis and his team are striving to better predict and treat Parkinson's Disease
Our research shows a need for better mask-wearing protocols and ventilation for frontline staff.
We have the tools. We have the know-how. We just need to get on with it.
Christopher Gordon talks to ABC Radio about how to get a good night's sleep.
Sleep specialist Dr Chris Seton has helped us create 10 tips to help teens and tweens sleep better
Dr Rick Wassing tells us about his exciting new research project.