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Report Shows Drop in Asthma Rates in Australia

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 18, 2011 at 10:06 PM Respiratory Disease News   - G J E 4
A recent report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on Asthma in Australia 2011 - has found a marked drop in asthma cases in the past 10 years.
 Report Shows Drop in Asthma Rates in Australia
Report Shows Drop in Asthma Rates in Australia
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The most significant drop occurred in people between the ages of 10 and 14. There was not much change in asthma rates in people above the age of 35.

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Research also showed that people hailing from poorer backgrounds were at a higher risk of suffering from asthma.

This scenario calls for more effort in asthma management with focus on preventative measures.



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