Tag Archives: Allergies

Richmond has highest pollen and air pollution: study

Pollen- and pollution-ravaged Richmond, Memphis and Oklahoma City are the three “sneeziest and wheeziest” cities in the U.S., a new study says. New York City didn’t even make the Natural Resources Defense Council’s list of the 35 worst cities for … Continue reading

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Exposure to air pollution in the first year of life increases risk for allergies

Exposure to outdoor air pollution during the first year of life increases the risk of developing allergies to food, mould, pets and pests, new research concludes. The study showed that the sensitivity to allergens was associated with exposure to traffic-related … Continue reading

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The potency of airborne allergens may be boosted by air pollution

It often appears as if allergic conditions are worsened by air pollution. The American Chemical Society has reported via Newswise on March 22, 2015, that air pollutants could boost the potency of common airborne allergens. Air pollutants associated with climate … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Over 100 Allergies

Even a kiss from my hubby could kill me… Stephanie Thakrar, 34 “Inhaling someone else’s perfume or fresh cut grass can set off an instant reaction. The list is endless, over 100 things can do it. If I do go … Continue reading

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Meet the woman who is allergic to everything

EACH time mum-of-two Stephanie Thakrar leaves her house, she risks her life. The 34-year-old has multiple allergies and suffers with severe anaphylaxis which means she can have an extreme reaction to an allergen being in the air rather than having … Continue reading

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Nightmare days in summer

While many people hanker for some proper summer weather with long dry and sunny days, for others those warm days can turn into a nightmare – those who suffer from hayfever. Hayfever is an allergic reaction to pollen released by … Continue reading

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Review: Primavera e allergie! by United Runners

Ci siamo. Manca pochissimo. Ormai la Primavera è alle porte, ed anche se l’Inverno non è ancora ufficialmente finito, in alcune giornate già si percepiscono alcuni segnali che la stagione più bella dell’anno sta arrivando. La Primavera è la stagione … Continue reading

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California’s Air Pollution Causes Asthma, Allergies and Premature Births

More than half of America’s dirtiest cities are in California, and rates of illness there are rising. Is it too late to reverse the trend? Martha Cota awakened one morning to find her infant son, Jose Miguel, gasping for air, … Continue reading

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