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Pollen Allergy Online Resources

WAO Journal

D’Amato G, Holgate ST, Pawankar R, Ledford DK, Cecchi L et al. Meteorological conditions, climate change, new emerging factors, and asthma and related allergic disorders. A statement of the World Allergy Organization. WAO Journal 2015; 8(25). (doi:10.1186/s40413-015-0073-0) Full Text, Open Access

D’Amato G, Rottem M, Dahl R, Blaiss MS, Ridolo E et al. Climate change, migration, and allergic respiratory diseases: an update for the allergist. WAO Journal 2011; 4: 121-125 (doi:10.1097/WOX.0b013e3182260a57) Full Text, Open Access

Abbas S, Katelaris CH, Singh AB, Raza SM, Khan MA, Rashid M, Abbas M, Ismail M. World Allergy Organization study on aerobiology for creating first pollen and mold calendar with clinical significance in Islamabad, Pakistan: A project of World Allergy Organization and Pakistan Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Centre of Islamabad. WAO Journal 2012; 5: 103-110. (doi:10.1097/WOX.0b013e31826421c8) Full Text, Open Access

Hasnain SM, Al-Frayh AR, Subiza JL, Fernandez-Caldas E, Casanovas M et al. Sensitization to indigenous pollen and molds and other outdoor and indoor allergens in allergic patients from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Sudan. WAO Journal 2012; 5: 59 – 65. (doi:10.1097/WOX.0b013e31825a73cd) Full Text, Open Access

Ask the Expert

Climate Change Effects on Allergy – Gennaro D’Amato, MD
Spring Season Asthma vs. Thunderstorm Asthma – Wayne Thomas, PhD and Jonathan Bernstein, MD

Conversation with an Expert

Links between Climate Change, Plant Biology and Public Health – Lewis H. Ziska, PhD (January 2012)

Member Societies

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Climate Change and Outdoor Allergies
Pollen Counts
How is Climate Change Affecting Allergies and Asthma? (video)
Views of Allergy Specialists on the Health Effects of Climate Change - Survey Report

Barnes CS, Alexis NE, Bernstein JA, Cohn JR, Demain JG et al. Climate Change and Our Environment: The Effect on Respiratory and Allergic Disease. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2013; 1(2): 137-141. (doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2012.07.002)
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American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Pollen Allergy
Ragweed Allergy
Five Things You Should Know About Spring Allergies
Global Warming Extends Ragweed Allergy Season
Has Climate Change Caused a Change in Pollen Levels?
The Rise of Spring Allergies: Fact or Fiction?
Seasonal Allergies

Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology
Outdoor Allergens

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Aeroallergen Avoidance: Is It Worthwhile?
Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and sinusitis
Pollen allergy
Pollen calendar – guide to common allergenic pollen

Norwegian Society of Allergology and Immunopathology
Useful Facts on Pollen Allergy

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