Traffic-related air pollution and allergic disease: an update in the context of global urbanization

  title={Traffic-related air pollution and allergic disease: an update in the context of global urbanization},
  author={C. Carlsten and C. F. Rider},
  journal={Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  • C. Carlsten, C. F. Rider
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Purpose of reviewThe review aims to give an update on the literature around traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) and allergic disease in the context of global urbanization, as the most populous countries in the world face severe TRAP exposure challenges. Recent findingsAs research continues to show that gene–environment interactions and epigenetics contribute to the TRAP–allergy link, evidence around the links to climate change grows. Greenspace may provide a buffer to adverse effects of… CONTINUE READING
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