Allergy - The Effect of Climate Change on Asthma
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 Allergies and the Immune SystemAllergies and the Immune System
 
Allergies are a result of the immune system's hypersensitivity to compounds that are typically risk-free to the general populace.
 
   The Effect of Climate Change on AsthmaThe Effect of Climate Change on Asthma
 
Climate change is already causing substantial changes concerning temperature, air, and water quality, and these are set to worsen within the next few decades.
 
   Airborne pollen grains facilitate spread of COVID-19 by carrying SARS-CoV-2 particlesAirborne pollen grains facilitate spread of COVID-19 by carrying SARS-CoV-2 particles
 
Computer models simulating the movement of pollen grains from trees in crowded areas could accelerate the spread of COVID-19.
 
   Researchers identify specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflexResearchers identify specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflex
 
A tickle in the nose can help trigger a sneeze, expelling irritants and disease-causing pathogens. But the cellular pathways that control the sneeze reflex go far beyond the sinuses and have been poorly understood.
 
   People with venom allergies are more likely to have bone marrow disorderPeople with venom allergies are more likely to have bone marrow disorder
 
Researchers at Michigan Medicine found that people with venom allergies are much more likely to suffer mastocytosis, a bone marrow disorder that causes higher risk of fatal reactions.