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Do I have asthma? Learn more about the signs and symptoms of asthma by taking one of our easy asthma tests and find out if you have this condition.

Is your asthma under control?

If you're asthmatic and on medication it's a good idea to monitor your condition every couple of months. That way you'll be able to provide your doctor with valuable feedback when next you visit him.

How asthma-smart are you?

Don’t let asthma get the better of you! By making sure you understand the condition and know how to manage it, asthma shouldn’t stop you doing all those things you want to do. You can have asthma and still go boogie boarding, mountain bike riding and keep pace with your friends. Here’s a quiz to test just how much you understand about asthma. Tell us whether you think the following sentences are True or False. When you’ve finished, click on the Enter button and check your score.

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Professor Keertan Dheda has received of several prestigious awards including the 2014 Oppenheimer Award, and has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers and holds 3 patents related to new TB diagnostic or infection control technologies. He serves on the editorial board of the journals PLoS One, the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Medicine, Lancet Respiratory Diseases and Nature Scientific Reports, amongst others.Read his full biography at the University of Cape Town Lung Institute

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