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Allergenic pollen and pollen allergy in Europe
The allergenic content of the atmosphere varies according to climate, geography and vegetation. Data on the presence and prevalence of allergenic airborne pollens, obtained from both aerobiologicalExpand
Meteorological conditions, climate change, new emerging factors, and asthma and related allergic disorders. A statement of the World Allergy Organization
The prevalence of allergic airway diseases such as asthma and rhinitis has increased dramatically to epidemic proportions worldwide. Besides air pollution from industry derived emissions and motorExpand
An updated checklist of the vascular flora alien to Italy
Abstract An updated inventory of the vascular flora alien to Italy, providing details on the occurrence at regional level, is presented. The checklist includes 1597 species, subspecies, and hybrids,Expand
Urban air pollution and climate change as environmental risk factors of respiratory allergy: an update.
The incidence of allergic respiratory diseases and bronchial asthma appears to be increasing worldwide, and people living in urban areas more frequently experience these conditions than those livingExpand
Projections of the effects of climate change on allergic asthma: the contribution of aerobiology
To cite this article: Cecchi L, D’Amato G, Ayres JG, Galan C, Forastiere F, Forsberg B, Gerritsen J, Nunes C, Behrendt H, Akdis C, Dahl R, Annesi‐Maesano I. Projections of the effects of climateExpand
Evolutionary lineages of nickel hyperaccumulation and systematics in European Alysseae (Brassicaceae): evidence from nrDNA sequence data.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Nickel (Ni) hyperaccumulation is a rare form of physiological specialization shared by a small number of angiosperms growing on ultramafic soils. The evolutionary patterns of thisExpand
Relationship between work-related accidents and hot weather conditions in Tuscany (central Italy).
Nowadays, no studies have been published on the relationship between meteorological conditions and work-related mortality and morbidity in Italy. The aim of this study was to evaluate theExpand
An updated checklist of the vascular flora native to Italy
Abstract An updated inventory of the native vascular flora of Italy, providing details on the occurrence at regional level, is presented. The checklist includes 8195 taxa (6417 species and 1778Expand
Long distance transport of ragweed pollen as a potential cause of allergy in central Italy.
BACKGROUND Ambrosia pollen is an important allergen in North America and, as recently discovered, in some European countries. In Italy, the most affected area is the northeast, whereas ragweed hasExpand
Effects of climate change on environmental factors in respiratory allergic diseases
A body of evidence suggests that major changes involving the atmosphere and the climate, including global warming induced by human activity, have an impact on the biosphere and the human environment.Expand
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