The effects of climate change on respiratory allergy and asthma induced by pollen and mold allergens

@article{DAmato2020TheEO,
  title={The effects of climate change on respiratory allergy and asthma induced by pollen and mold allergens},
  author={G. D'Amato and H. Chong-Neto and Olga Patricia Monge Ortega and C. Vitale and I. Ansotegui and N. Ros{\'a}rio and T. Haathela and C. Gal{\'a}n and R. Pawankar and M. Murrieta and L. Cecchi and Christian Bergmann and E. Ridolo and G. Ramon and S. G. Gonz{\'a}lez D{\'i}az and M. D’Amato and I. Annesi-Maesano},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2020},
  volume={75},
  pages={2219 - 2228}
}
The impact of climate change on the environment, biosphere, and biodiversity has become more evident in the recent years. Human activities have increased atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. Change in climate and the correlated global warming affects the quantity, intensity, and frequency of precipitation type as well as the frequency of extreme events such as heat waves, droughts, thunderstorms, floods, and hurricanes. Respiratory health can be… Expand
Increased duration of pollen and mold exposure are linked to climate change
TLDR
Findings suggest that spore and pollen activities are related to changes in observed climate change variables, and peak concentrations of weed and tree pollens were positively associated with temperature and precipitation changes. Expand
Influence of environmental drivers on allergy to pollen grains in a case study in Spain (Madrid): meteorological factors, pollutants, and airborne concentration of aeroallergens
TLDR
Significant variations in pollen, aeroallergen levels, pollen allergen potency, and symptoms score were observed in this study, and the effect of climate and pollution may have contributed to the higher seasonal allergic rhinitis symptom score recorded in 2009. Expand
Advances and novel developments in environmental influences on the development of atopic diseases
TLDR
Current knowledge on the environmental factors that have been shown to affect the development of allergic diseases and the recent developments in the field are reviewed. Expand
Global warming, climate change, air pollution and allergies
TLDR
The Earth's rising temperature is evidenced by warming of the oceans, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and the diminished snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere. Expand
Managing Exacerbations in Thunderstorm Asthma: Current Insights
  • J. Chatelier, Samantha Chan, Ju Ann Tan, Alastair G Stewart, J. Douglass
  • Medicine
  • Journal of inflammation research
  • 2021
Abstract Epidemic thunderstorm asthma (ETSA) occurs following a thunderstorm due to the interaction of environmental and immunologic factors. Whilst first reported in the 1980s, the world’s largestExpand
Cyn d 1 airborne allergen in a Southern Brazilian city
OPEN ACCESS By researching the factors related to exposure to indoor and outdoor allergens, such seasons, climate changes and particulate matter, allergists can screen the sensitization pro ile ofExpand
Strong seasonal effects and long-term weather-related factors drive the temporal variability of airborne pollen in the atmosphere of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Abstract Knowledge about variations in allergenic pollen in the atmosphere is essential for human health programmes. This study aims to evaluate the influence of climatic variability on the arborealExpand
50 Years of Pollen Monitoring in Basel (Switzerland) Demonstrate the Influence of Climate Change on Airborne Pollen
Climate change and human impact on vegetation modify the timing and the intensity of the pollen season. The 50 years of pollen monitoring in Basel, Switzerland provide a unique opportunity to studyExpand
Pollen and Fungal Spores Evaluation in Relation to Occupants and Microclimate in Indoor Workplaces
Indoor air quality depends on many internal or external factors mutually interacting in a dynamic and complex system, which also includes indoor workplaces, where subjects are exposed to manyExpand
Odour Detection System for Allergy Sufferers
TLDR
This research aims to design and implement an odour detection system that can alert individuals or allergic sufferers to high content of toxic gases in their surroundings or homes and to support those with respiratory vulnerabilities, especially in the Covid-19 environment of today. Expand
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 84 REFERENCES
Climate change, air pollution, and allergic respiratory diseases: an update
TLDR
Until global emissions continue to rise, adaptation to the impacts of future climate variability will also be required, and measures of mitigation need to be applied for reducing future impacts of climate change. Expand
Effects of climate change on environmental factors in respiratory allergic diseases
  • G. D'Amato, L. Cecchi
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • 2008
TLDR
Climate change might induce negative effects on respiratory allergic diseases, in particular, the increased length and severity of the pollen season, the higher occurrence of heavy precipitation events and the increasing frequency of urban air pollution episodes suggest that environmental risk factors will have a stronger effect in the following decades. Expand
Projected Carbon Dioxide to Increase Grass Pollen and Allergen Exposure Despite Higher Ozone Levels
TLDR
The net effect of rising pollen numbers with elevated CO2 indicate increased allergen exposure under elevated levels of both greenhouse gases, providing evidence for significant impacts on human health worldwide as a result of future climate change. Expand
Meteorological conditions, climate change, new emerging factors, and asthma and related allergic disorders. A statement of the World Allergy Organization
TLDR
Global warming is expected to affect the start, duration, and intensity of the pollen season, and the rate of asthma exacerbations due to air pollution, respiratory infections, and/or cold air inhalation, and other conditions on the other hand. Expand
Climate change and allergic disease.
TLDR
This review highlights links between global climate change and anticipated increases in prevalence and severity of asthma and related allergic disease mediated through worsening ambient air pollution and altered local and regional pollen production. Expand
The need for clean air: The way air pollution and climate change affect allergic rhinitis and asthma
TLDR
These sequelae implicate a high exposure to indoor allergens (house dust mites, pets, molds, etc), tobacco smoke, and other pollutants, which have an impact on respiratory health and addresses the policy adjustments and lifestyle changes required to mitigate their deleterious effects. Expand
Impacts of oak pollen on allergic asthma in the United States and potential influence of future climate change
TLDR
A proof‐of‐concept approach for estimating asthma emergency department (ED) visits in the U.S. associated with present‐day and climate‐induced changes in oak pollen is developed, suggesting that aeroallergens pose a substantial U.s. public health burden and mitigating climate change may have benefits from avoided pollen‐related health impacts. Expand
Climate change, aeroallergens, and pediatric allergic disease.
TLDR
The magnitude and type of health impacts due to climate change will depend on improved understanding of the relationship between climatic variables, multiple allergen factors, and allergic disease, and improved public-health strategies such as adequate humidity control, optimum air filtration and ventilation, andImproved anticipatory public- health messaging will be critical to adaptation. Expand
Thunderstorm‐related asthma: what happens and why
  • G. D'Amato, C. Vitale, +7 authors I. Annesi-Maesano
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • 2016
TLDR
All subjects affected by pollen allergy should be alerted to the danger of being outdoors during a thunderstorm in the pollen season, as such events may be an important cause of severe exacerbations and thus minimize thunderstorm‐related events. Expand
Climate Change and Allergic Disease
TLDR
Data suggest allergies have increased in the United States and that there are changes in allergies to stinging insect populations (vespids, apids and fire ants). Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...