Tag Archives: Pollen

Allergies: Mugwort pollen as main source of airborne endotoxins

A wide range of airborne substances can cause respiratory problems for asthma sufferers. These include bacteria and their components, which can trigger inflammations. How they become airborne has not been fully explained up to now. A science team from the … Continue reading

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Delhi to start monitoring pollen pollution

  Delhi constantly struggles with air pollution arising from harmful gases and particulate matter. In addition, pollen grains of different plant species spread in the air during early winter and spring, affecting people suffering from respiratory diseases. But now, a digital pollen … Continue reading

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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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