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Anthropogenic Climate Change and Allergic Diseases
AbstractClimate change is expected to have an impact on various aspects of health, including mucosal areas involved in allergic inflammatory disorders that include asthma, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis and anaphylaxis. The evidence that links climate change to the exacerbation and the development of allergic disease is increasing and appears to be linked to changes in pollen seasons (duration, onset and intensity) and changes in allergen content of plants and their pollen as it relates to increased sensitization, allergenicity and exacerbations of allergic airway disease. This has significant implications for air quality and for the global food supply.
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Blando, J.; Bielory, L.; Nguyen, V.; Diaz, R.; Jeng, H.A. Anthropogenic Climate Change and Allergic Diseases. Atmosphere 2012, 3, 200-212.View more citation formats
Blando J, Bielory L, Nguyen V, Diaz R, Jeng HA. Anthropogenic Climate Change and Allergic Diseases. Atmosphere. 2012; 3(1):200-212.Chicago/Turabian Style
Blando, James; Bielory, Leonard; Nguyen, Viann; Diaz, Rafael; Jeng, Hueiwang Anna. 2012. "Anthropogenic Climate Change and Allergic Diseases." Atmosphere 3, no. 1: 200-212.