Mar 24, 2018

Climate Change and the Impact on Respiratory and Allergic Disease: 2018

by
Jeffrey G. Demain
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Current Allergy and Asthma Reports
  • Reviews allergic respiratory disease related to indoor and outdoor exposures and to examine the impact of known and projected changes in climate
  • States that the global burden of disease directly attributed to climate change is very difficult to measure and becomes more challenging when the capacity of humans to adapt to these changes is taken into consideration
  • Explores ways that climate change, current and predicted, influences respiratory disease
  • Focuses on changing pollen patterns, damp buildings with increased mold exposure, air pollution, and heat stress