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25 Jun 2019 7:17
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    One asthma inhaler is being hailed as a game changer for patients

    One asthma inhaler is being hailed as a game changer for patients


    A New Zealand-led study has found adults with mild asthma that use the combination inhaler Symbicort, have half as many attacks as those using a Ventolin reliever

    The research published in the United States today could help the hundreds of New Zealanders with the condition.

    Wellington researcher Professor Richard Beasley says there's been a global movement over the last few years to find an easier solution.

    He says it's remarkable because it seems so obvious.

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