Tag Archives: Pollen

Why this may be the year you get hay fever for the first time 

There’s been worrying news for allergy sufferers recently, with reports that so-called ‘super allergies’ are on the way. Not only will these allergic reactions last longer – depressing enough for the estimated 21 million allergy sufferers in the UK – … Continue reading

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NO2 air pollution increases allergenicity in ragweed pollen

HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM MÜNCHEN – GERMAN RESEARCH CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH Together with the Research Unit Protein Science and the Institute for Environmental Medicine of Technische Universität München as well as the research consortium UNIKA-T and the Christine Kühne – Center … Continue reading

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Pollen in the UK

Source: metoffice.gov.uk

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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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How to count pollen

How does the Met Office count pollen? via BBC News – Met Office: How to count pollen.

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Some pollens are much more aggressive than others

What do birch, grass and olive have in common? Answer: they are three of the most common pollens in triggering hay-fever. Read more if you are a sufferer or know someone who is. TUM – Some pollens are much more … Continue reading

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Yellow-green storm caused by birch bloom moves towards the centre of Moscow

A heavy dust storm of yellow green clouds of pollen has formed in the south-west of Moscow.  Yellow-green storm caused by birch bloom moves towards the center of Moscow — Gazeta.Ru | English news blog.

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Allergy sufferers being hit hard by early arrival of high pollen counts

Allergy sufferers being hit hard by early arrival of high pollen counts –  press of AtlanticCity.com:

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