Could Antibiotics be the Answer to Severe Asthma Symptoms?

1 in 9 Australians have asthma that’s around 2.5 million people affected. Symptoms vary from person to person but for some it can be extremely severe and debilitating. With it being such a massive issue among Australians, researchers are constantly looking for ways to cure or better aid sufferers. One such instance is the the research team from the Hunter Medical Research Institute in New South Wales who released a report stating that an antibiotic used to treat a rare and deadly lung disease could be a lifesaver for adults with severe asthma. The Daily was joined by Peter Gibson, one of the lead researchers from the report and the Conjoint Professor of the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle.


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