Urban air pollution and climate change as environmental risk factors of respiratory allergy: an update.

@article{Damato2010UrbanAP,
  title={Urban air pollution and climate change as environmental risk factors of respiratory allergy: an update.},
  author={Gennaro D'amato and Lorenzo Cecchi and Maria D'Amato and Gennaro Liccardi},
  journal={Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={95-102; quiz following 102}
}
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 living in rural areas. One of the several causes of the rise in morbidity associated with allergic respiratory diseases is the increased presence of outdoor air pollutants resulting from more intense energy consumption and exhaust emissions from cars and other vehicles. Urban air pollution is now a serious… CONTINUE READING
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