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Airway inflammation in adolescents and elderly women: Chronic air pollution exposure and polygenic susceptibility.
Kress S, Kilanowski A, Wigmann C, Zhao Q, Zhao T, Abramson MJ, Gappa M, Standl M, Unfried K, Schikowski T. Kress S, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2022 Jun 11;841:156655. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156655. Online ahead of print. Sci Total Environ. 2022. PMID: 35697214
BACKGROUND AND AIM: The fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) concentration in the exhaled breath is a biomarker for eosinophilic airway inflammation. We explored the interplay between chronic air pollution exposure and polygenic suscept …
BACKGROUND AND AIM: The fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) concentration in the exhaled breath is a biomarke …
Transferring from moisture damaged school building to clean facilities - The avoidance of mold exposure induces a decline in symptoms and improvement in lung function among personnel.
Vilén L, Päivinen M, Atosuo J, Putus T. Vilén L, et al. Environ Res. 2022 Sep;212(Pt D):113598. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2022.113598. Epub 2022 May 31. Environ Res. 2022. PMID: 35660408 Free article.
All participants (N = 45) were interviewed, and pulmonary functions were measured by spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide testing (FE(NO)) before transferring the school activities to a new building and the control measurements were performed twice; three mont …
All participants (N = 45) were interviewed, and pulmonary functions were measured by spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide
Associations between outdoor air pollution, ambient temperature and fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) in university students in northern China - A panel study.
Zhang Z, Zhang H, Yang L, Chen X, Norbäck D, Zhang X. Zhang Z, et al. Environ Res. 2022 Sep;212(Pt C):113379. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2022.113379. Epub 2022 May 2. Environ Res. 2022. PMID: 35513063 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Northern China has severe air pollution, especially in winter. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is an established biomarker of airway inflammation. AIM: To study associations between ambient temperature, air pollution
BACKGROUND: Northern China has severe air pollution, especially in winter. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide
Evaluation of the Relationship between Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) with Indoor PM10, PM2.5 and NO2 in Suburban and Urban Schools.
Mohd Isa KN, Jalaludin J, Mohd Elias S, Mohamed N, Hashim JH, Hashim Z. Mohd Isa KN, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Apr 11;19(8):4580. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19084580. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022. PMID: 35457448 Free PMC article.
Numerous epidemiological studies have evaluated the association of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and indoor air pollutants, but limited information available of the risks between schools located in suburban and urban areas. ...
Numerous epidemiological studies have evaluated the association of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and indoor …
Short-term exposure to stone minerals used in asphalt affect lung function and promote pulmonary inflammation among healthy adults.
Moazami TN, Hilt B, Sørås K, Svendsen KVH, Dahlman HJ, Refsnes M, Låg M, Øvrevik J, Jørgensen RB. Moazami TN, et al. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2022 Jul 1;48(5):410-418. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.4023. Epub 2022 Mar 21. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2022. PMID: 35312016 Free article.
OBJECTIVE: Stone minerals are a partially ignored environmental challenge but a significant contributor to urban air pollution. We examined if short-term exposure to two stone minerals - quartz diorite and rhomb porphyry - commonly used in asphalt pavement would aff …
OBJECTIVE: Stone minerals are a partially ignored environmental challenge but a significant contributor to urban air pollution
Role of air pollutants mediated oxidative stress in respiratory diseases.
Traina G, Bolzacchini E, Bonini M, Contini D, Mantecca P, Caimmi SME, Licari A. Traina G, et al. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2022 Jan;33 Suppl 27:38-40. doi: 10.1111/pai.13625. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2022. PMID: 35080317
Airborne particulate (PM) components from fossil fuel combustion can induce oxidative stress initiated by reactive oxygen species (ROS) that are strongly correlated with airway inflammation and asthma. A valid biomarker of airway inflammation is fractionated exhaled nit
Airborne particulate (PM) components from fossil fuel combustion can induce oxidative stress initiated by reactive oxygen species (ROS) that …
Occupational Exposure to Trichloramine and Endotoxins: Adverse Health Effects Among Personnel in Adventure and Rehabilitation Swimming Pool Facilities.
Westerlund J, Phil L, Bryngelsson IL, Fornander L, Löfstedt H, Graff P. Westerlund J, et al. J Occup Environ Med. 2022 May 1;64(5):361-369. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002483. Epub 2022 Jan 11. J Occup Environ Med. 2022. PMID: 35019895
METHODS: Air concentrations of trichloramine and endotoxins were measured in five adventure and 10 rehabilitation facilities. Respiratory and ocular symptoms were self-reported, and spirometry and fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FEno) were measured. …
METHODS: Air concentrations of trichloramine and endotoxins were measured in five adventure and 10 rehabilitation facilities. Respira …
The effect of using personal-level indoor air cleaners and respirators on biomarkers of cardiorespiratory health: a systematic review.
Liu S, Wu R, Zhu Y, Wang T, Fang J, Xie Y, Yuan N, Xu H, Song X, Huang W. Liu S, et al. Environ Int. 2022 Jan;158:106981. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106981. Epub 2021 Nov 16. Environ Int. 2022. PMID: 34991245 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Emerging studies have investigated potential cardiovascular and respiratory health impacts from the use of personal-level intervention equipment against air pollution exposure. The objective of this systematic review is to assess the efficacy of personal …
BACKGROUND: Emerging studies have investigated potential cardiovascular and respiratory health impacts from the use of personal-level interv …
Oral cavity response to air pollutant exposure and association with pulmonary inflammation and symptoms in asthmatic children.
He L, Norris C, Cui X, Li Z, Barkjohn KK, Teng Y, Fang L, Lin L, Wang Q, Zhou X, Hong J, Li F, Zhang Y, Schauer JJ, Black M, Bergin MH, Zhang JJ. He L, et al. Environ Res. 2022 Apr 15;206:112275. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.112275. Epub 2021 Oct 26. Environ Res. 2022. PMID: 34710437
At each visit, saliva samples were collected and subsequently analyzed for interleukin 6 (IL-6) and eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) as biomarkers of inflammation and malondialdehyde (MDA) as a biomarker of oxidative stress in the oral cavity. At each visit, children were measur …
At each visit, saliva samples were collected and subsequently analyzed for interleukin 6 (IL-6) and eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) as bio …
Increased Impact of Air Pollution on Lung Function in Preterm versus Term Infants: The BILD Study.
Decrue F, Gorlanova O, Salem Y, Vienneau D, de Hoogh K, Gisler A, Usemann J, Korten I, Nahum U, Sinues P, Schulzke S, Fuchs O, Latzin P, Röösli M, Frey U; BILD study group. Decrue F, et al. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Jan 1;205(1):99-107. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202102-0272OC. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022. PMID: 34587471
Objectives: We hypothesize that the relative impact of exposure to air pollution on lung function is higher in preterm than in term infants. Methods: In the prospective BILD (Basel-Bern Infant Lung Development) birth cohort of 254 preterm and 517 term infants, we in …
Objectives: We hypothesize that the relative impact of exposure to air pollution on lung function is higher in preterm than in …
Personal Exposure to Black Carbon at School and Levels of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide in New York City.
Jung KH, Goodwin KE, Perzanowski MS, Chillrud SN, Perera FP, Miller RL, Lovinsky-Desir S. Jung KH, et al. Environ Health Perspect. 2021 Sep;129(9):97005. doi: 10.1289/EHP8985. Epub 2021 Sep 8. Environ Health Perspect. 2021. PMID: 34495741 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Schools are often located near traffic sources, leading to high levels of exposure to traffic-related air pollutants, including black carbon (BC). ...OBJECTIVES: Our objective was to determine associations between personal BC levels at school and …
BACKGROUND: Schools are often located near traffic sources, leading to high levels of exposure to traffic-related air p …
Efficacy of air purifier therapy for patients with allergic asthma.
Jia-Ying L, Li-Li O, Jing M, Xin-Yuan L, Li-Min F, Hai-Cheng L, Bao-Qing S. Jia-Ying L, et al. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2021 Sep 1;49(5):16-24. doi: 10.15586/aei.v49i5.146. eCollection 2021. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2021. PMID: 34476917
All subjects were under 18 years of age and they had been clinically diagnosed with allergic asthma. The treatment group used high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) purifiers for six consecutive months, and the control group did not use the air filters. ...Fractiona …
All subjects were under 18 years of age and they had been clinically diagnosed with allergic asthma. The treatment group used high efficienc …
Hierarchical Bayesian estimation of covariate effects on airway and alveolar nitric oxide.
Weng J, Molshatzki N, Marjoram P, Gauderman WJ, Gilliland FD, Eckel SP. Weng J, et al. Sci Rep. 2021 Aug 25;11(1):17180. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-96176-z. Sci Rep. 2021. PMID: 34433846 Free PMC article.
Exhaled breath biomarkers are an important emerging field. The fractional concentration of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a marker of airway inflammation with clinical and epidemiological applications (e.g., air pollution health effects s
Exhaled breath biomarkers are an important emerging field. The fractional concentration of exhaled nitric oxide
LuftiBus in the school (LUIS): a population-based study on respiratory health in schoolchildren.
Mozun R, Kuehni CE, Pedersen ESL, Goutaki M, Kurz JM, de Hoogh K, Usemann J, Singer F, Latzin P, Moeller A, On Behalf Of The Luis Study Group. Mozun R, et al. Swiss Med Wkly. 2021 Aug 10;151:w20544. doi: 10.4414/smw.2021.20544. eCollection 2021 Aug 2. Swiss Med Wkly. 2021. PMID: 34375987 Free article.
Trained technicians measured children’s lung function, including spirometry, double tracer gas single-breath washout (DTG-SBW) and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). Address histories of participants were geocoded to be linked with area-based s …
Trained technicians measured children’s lung function, including spirometry, double tracer gas single-breath washout (DTG-SBW) and …
Acute responses of airway oxidative stress, inflammation, and hemodynamic markers to ambient PM2.5 and their trace metal contents among healthy adolescences: A panel study in highly polluted versus low polluted regions.
Sabeti Z, Ansarin K, Seyedrezazadeh E, Jafarabadi MA, Zafari V, Dastgiri S, Shakerkhatibi M, Gholampour A, Khamnian Z, Sepehri M, Dahim M, Sharbafi J, Hakimi D. Sabeti Z, et al. Environ Pollut. 2021 Nov 1;288:117797. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117797. Epub 2021 Jul 16. Environ Pollut. 2021. PMID: 34329054
Particulate air pollutants are known contributors to global cardiorespiratory mortality through several pathways. ...For five consecutive months, the subjects were examined by a physician, and fractional exhaled nitric oxide levels (FE(NO)) were measur …
Particulate air pollutants are known contributors to global cardiorespiratory mortality through several pathways. ...For five consecu …
Reducing particulates in indoor air can improve the circulation and cardiorespiratory health of old people: A randomized, double-blind crossover trial of air filtration.
Guo M, Du C, Li B, Yao R, Tang Y, Jiang Y, Liu H, Su H, Zhou Y, Wang L, Yang X, Zhou M, Yu W. Guo M, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2021 Dec 1;798:149248. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149248. Epub 2021 Jul 23. Sci Total Environ. 2021. PMID: 34325134 Clinical Trial.
Exposure to indoor air particulate pollution increases respiratory and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, especially in the elderly. ...Fifteen circulatory system biomarkers of inflammation, coagulation, and oxidative stress; lung function; blood pressure (BP); …
Exposure to indoor air particulate pollution increases respiratory and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, especially in t …
The Efficacy of the Dyson Air Purifier in Improving Asthma Control: Protocol for a Single-Center, Investigator-Led, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Fong WCG, Grevatt S, Potter S, Tidbury T, Kadalayil L, Bennett K, Larsson M, Nicolas F, Kurukulaaratchy R, Arshad SH. Fong WCG, et al. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Jul 27;10(7):e28624. doi: 10.2196/28624. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021. PMID: 34313599 Free PMC article.
Air purifiers and high-efficiency particulate air filtration devices can improve indoor air quality by reducing the indoor levels of air pollution and allergens. ...Secondary outcomes include changes in lung function (forced expiratory volume in
Air purifiers and high-efficiency particulate air filtration devices can improve indoor air quality by reducing the ind
Acute health effects from exposure to indoor ultrafine particles-A randomized controlled crossover study among young mild asthmatics.
Laursen KR, Rasmussen BB, Rosati B, Gutzke VH, Østergaard K, Ravn P, Kjaergaard SK, Bilde M, Glasius M, Sigsgaard T. Laursen KR, et al. Indoor Air. 2021 Nov;31(6):1993-2007. doi: 10.1111/ina.12902. Epub 2021 Jul 7. Indoor Air. 2021. PMID: 34235780 Clinical Trial.
In a randomized controlled double-blinded crossover study, 36 young non-smoking asthmatics attended three exposure sessions lasting 5 h: (a) air mixed with emissions from cooking (fine particle mass concentration): (PM(2.5) : 96.1 mug/m(3) ), (b) air mixed with emis …
In a randomized controlled double-blinded crossover study, 36 young non-smoking asthmatics attended three exposure sessions lasting 5 h: (a) …
Metagenomic characterization of indoor dust fungal associated with allergy and lung inflammation among school children.
Isa KNM, Jalaludin J, Elias SM, Than LTL, Jabbar MA, Saudi ASM, Norbäck D, Hashim JH, Hashim Z. Isa KNM, et al. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 Sep 15;221:112430. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112430. Epub 2021 Jun 17. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021. PMID: 34147866 Free article.
The exposure of school children to indoor air pollutants has increased allergy and respiratory diseases. The objective of this study were to determine the toxicodynamic interaction of indoor pollutants exposure, biological and chemical with expression of adhesion molecules …
The exposure of school children to indoor air pollutants has increased allergy and respiratory diseases. The objective of this study …
Acute cardiovascular effects of controlled exposure to dilute Petrodiesel and biodiesel exhaust in healthy volunteers: a crossover study.
Unosson J, Kabéle M, Boman C, Nyström R, Sadiktsis I, Westerholm R, Mudway IS, Purdie E, Raftis J, Miller MR, Mills NL, Newby DE, Blomberg A, Sandström T, Bosson JA. Unosson J, et al. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2021 Jun 14;18(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s12989-021-00412-3. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2021. PMID: 34127003 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
BACKGROUND: Air pollution derived from combustion is associated with considerable cardiorespiratory morbidity and mortality in addition to environmental effects. ...There were no significant differences in blood biomarkers or exhaled nitric oxide
BACKGROUND: Air pollution derived from combustion is associated with considerable cardiorespiratory morbidity and mortality in …
The impact of the Hazelwood coal mine fire smoke exposure on asthma.
Taylor S, Borg B, Gao C, Brown D, Hoy R, Makar A, McCrabb T, Ikin JF, Thompson BR, Abramson MJ. Taylor S, et al. J Asthma. 2022 Feb;59(2):213-222. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1847931. Epub 2020 Dec 2. J Asthma. 2022. PMID: 33962539
Lung function testing included spirometry, bronchodilator response, and fraction of exhaled nitric oxide. RESULTS: There was no evidence that exposed participants had more severe asthma symptoms, worse lung function, or more eosinophilic airway inflammation t …
Lung function testing included spirometry, bronchodilator response, and fraction of exhaled nitric oxide. RESULTS: Ther …
Role of endogenous melatonin in pathophysiologic and oxidative stress responses to personal air pollutant exposures in asthmatic children.
He L, Norris C, Cui X, Li Z, Barkjohn KK, Teng Y, Fang L, Lin L, Wang Q, Zhou X, Hong J, Li F, Zhang Y, Schauer JJ, Black M, Bergin MH, Zhang JJ. He L, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2021 Jun 15;773:145709. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145709. Epub 2021 Feb 6. Sci Total Environ. 2021. PMID: 33940766
However, the role of melatonin in the oxidative stress and physiological responses to air pollution exposure has not been examined in children with asthma. ...At each clinic visit, children were measured for pulmonary function and fractional exhaled nitric
However, the role of melatonin in the oxidative stress and physiological responses to air pollution exposure has not been exam …
Associations of fine particulate matter and its constituents with airway inflammation, lung function, and buccal mucosa microbiota in children.
Wu Y, Li H, Xu D, Li H, Chen Z, Cheng Y, Yin G, Niu Y, Liu C, Kan H, Yu D, Chen R. Wu Y, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2021 Jun 15;773:145619. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145619. Epub 2021 Feb 4. Sci Total Environ. 2021. PMID: 33926694
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have suggested acute effects of ambient fine particulate matter (PM(2.5)) air pollution on respiratory health among children, but evidence for PM(2.5) constituents and respiratory health were still limited. ...METHODS: We conducted a lon …
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have suggested acute effects of ambient fine particulate matter (PM(2.5)) air pollution on respir …
Low-level exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons is associated with reduced lung function among Swedish young adults.
Alhamdow A, Zettergren A, Kull I, Hallberg J, Andersson N, Ekström S, Berglund M, Wheelock CE, Essig YJ, Krais AM, Georgelis A, Lindh CH, Melén E, Bergström A. Alhamdow A, et al. Environ Res. 2021 Jun;197:111169. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.111169. Epub 2021 Apr 20. Environ Res. 2021. PMID: 33857464 Free article.
Lung function and eosinophilic airway inflammation were measured by spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide fraction (FeNO), respectively. Linear regression analysis was used to evaluate associations between PAH metabolites and the outcomes. ...
Lung function and eosinophilic airway inflammation were measured by spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide fraction (FeNO) …
Effects of air purification of indoor PM2.5 on the cardiorespiratory biomarkers in young healthy adults.
Wang Y, Zhao Y, Xue L, Wu S, Wang B, Li G, Huang J, Guo X. Wang Y, et al. Indoor Air. 2021 Jul;31(4):1125-1133. doi: 10.1111/ina.12815. Epub 2021 Mar 8. Indoor Air. 2021. PMID: 33682970 Clinical Trial.
Ambient fine particulate matter (PM(2.5) ), as one of the predominant air pollutants, has achieved effective control in recent years in China. ...Linear mixed-effects models were used to evaluate the association between PM(2.5) exposure and cardiorespiratory biomarkers. Co …
Ambient fine particulate matter (PM(2.5) ), as one of the predominant air pollutants, has achieved effective control in recent years …
Exposure to traffic-related air pollution and changes in exhaled nitric oxide and DNA methylation in arginase and nitric oxide synthase in children with asthma.
Ji N, Fang M, Baptista A, Cepeda C, Greenberg M, Mincey IC, Ohman-Strickland P, Haynes F, Fiedler N, Kipen HM, Laumbach RJ. Ji N, et al. Environ Health. 2021 Feb 11;20(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s12940-020-00678-8. Environ Health. 2021. PMID: 33573660 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) has been associated with increased risk of airway inflammation in children with asthma. ...Our goal was to test the time-lag patterns of personal exposure to TRAP, airway inflammation (measured as fractional …
BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) has been associated with increased risk of airway inflammation in chil …
Air pollution and indoor settings.
Rosário Filho NA, Urrutia-Pereira M, D'Amato G, Cecchi L, Ansotegui IJ, Galán C, Pomés A, Murrieta-Aguttes M, Caraballo L, Rouadi P, Chong-Neto HJ, Peden DB. Rosário Filho NA, et al. World Allergy Organ J. 2021 Jan 7;14(1):100499. doi: 10.1016/j.waojou.2020.100499. eCollection 2021 Jan. World Allergy Organ J. 2021. PMID: 33510831 Free PMC article. Review.
Indoor environments contribute significantly to total human exposure to air pollutants, as people spend most of their time indoors. Household air pollution (HAP) resulting from cooking with polluting ("dirty") fuels, which include coal, kerosene, and biomass …
Indoor environments contribute significantly to total human exposure to air pollutants, as people spend most of their time indoors. H …
Exposure to ultrafine particles and oral flora, respiratory function, and biomarkers of inflammation: A panel study in children.
Li H, Xu D, Li H, Wu Y, Cheng Y, Chen Z, Yin G, Wang W, Ge Y, Niu Y, Liu C, Cai J, Kan H, Yu D, Chen R. Li H, et al. Environ Pollut. 2021 Jan 11;273:116489. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116489. Online ahead of print. Environ Pollut. 2021. PMID: 33485003
Particulate matter (PM) is the most important air pollution problem that leads to substantial health effects. ...In each visit, we detected biomarkers in saliva and microflora in buccal mucosa, fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and lung fun …
Particulate matter (PM) is the most important air pollution problem that leads to substantial health effects. ...In each visit …
Acute cardiorespiratory response to ambient air pollution exposure during short-term physical exercise in young males.
Kocot K, Zejda JE. Kocot K, et al. Environ Res. 2021 Apr;195:110746. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.110746. Epub 2021 Jan 20. Environ Res. 2021. PMID: 33484723 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Physical exercise in the presence of ambient air pollution may increase the absorbed dose of air pollutants. ...Each time blood pressure, pulse oximetry, spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) were measured at b …
BACKGROUND: Physical exercise in the presence of ambient air pollution may increase the absorbed dose of air pollutants …
Respiratory Effects of Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollutants During Exercise.
Morici G, Cibella F, Cogo A, Palange P, Bonsignore MR. Morici G, et al. Front Public Health. 2020 Dec 11;8:575137. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.575137. eCollection 2020. Front Public Health. 2020. PMID: 33425832 Free PMC article. Review.
Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) is increasing worldwide. Habitual physical activity is known to prevent cardiorespiratory diseases and mortality, but whether exposure to TRAP during exercise affects respiratory health is still uncertain. ...In conclusion
Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) is increasing worldwide. Habitual physical activity is known to prevent cardioresp
Assessing the Respiratory Effects of Air Pollution from Biomass Cookstoves on Pregnant Women in Rural India.
Parikh R, Rao SR, Kukde R, O'Connor GT, Patel A, Hibberd PL. Parikh R, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 29;18(1):183. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18010183. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 33383756 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: In India, biomass fuel is burned in many homes under inefficient conditions, leading to a complex milieu of particulate matter and environmental toxins known as household air pollution (HAP). Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable as they and their f …
BACKGROUND: In India, biomass fuel is burned in many homes under inefficient conditions, leading to a complex milieu of particulate matter a …
Acute respiratory response to individual particle exposure (PM1.0, PM2.5 and PM10) in the elderly with and without chronic respiratory diseases.
Chen T, Chen F, Wang K, Ma X, Wei X, Wang W, Huang P, Yang D, Xia Z, Zhao Z. Chen T, et al. Environ Pollut. 2021 Feb 15;271:116329. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116329. Epub 2020 Dec 17. Environ Pollut. 2021. PMID: 33370612
Data were collected at the baseline and in 6 follow-ups from August 2016 to December 2018, once every 3 months except for the last twice with a 6-month interval. In each follow-up, pulmonary functions, fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), 7-day continuous …
Data were collected at the baseline and in 6 follow-ups from August 2016 to December 2018, once every 3 months except for the last twice wit …
Acute FeNO and Blood Pressure Responses to Air Pollution Exposure in Young Adults during Physical Activity.
Kocot K, Barański K, Melaniuk-Wolny E, Zajusz-Zubek E, Kowalska M. Kocot K, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 3;17(23):9012. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17239012. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 33287310 Free PMC article.
During physical exercise, the absorbed dose of air pollutants increases. Acute effects of exposure to air pollutants during exercise in healthy young adults remain poorly documented. The aim of this study was to assess the acute responses in fractionated exhaled
During physical exercise, the absorbed dose of air pollutants increases. Acute effects of exposure to air pollutants during ex …
Derived habitats of indoor microbes are associated with asthma symptoms in Chinese university dormitories.
Fu X, Li Y, Meng Y, Yuan Q, Zhang Z, Wen H, Deng Y, Norbäck D, Hu Q, Zhang X, Sun Y. Fu X, et al. Environ Res. 2021 Mar;194:110501. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110501. Epub 2020 Nov 19. Environ Res. 2021. PMID: 33221308
Students (n = 357) were surveyed for asthma symptoms and measured for fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). Asthma was not associated with the overall bacterial richness but associated with specific phylogenetic classes. ...Building age was associated with …
Students (n = 357) were surveyed for asthma symptoms and measured for fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). Asthma wa …
Effects of long-standing exposure to heavy-duty diesel vehicle traffic on respiratory symptoms and airway inflammation in older adults.
Carvalho-Oliveira R, Amato-Lourenço LF, Almeida PS, Garcia BBM, Vieira WKM, Santana A, Motta Godinho-Netto MC, Carretero ME, Nascimento Saldiva PH, Mauad T. Carvalho-Oliveira R, et al. Environ Pollut. 2021 Jan 1;268(Pt B):115893. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115893. Epub 2020 Oct 19. Environ Pollut. 2021. PMID: 33126158
In the present study, we evaluated the effects of chronic exposure to traffic from a heavy-duty diesel-fueled vehicle area on respiratory symptoms and airway inflammation in a nonsmoking adult and elderly population. Respiratory symptoms were evaluated by the ISAAC questio …
In the present study, we evaluated the effects of chronic exposure to traffic from a heavy-duty diesel-fueled vehicle area on respira …
Susceptibility of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to respiratory inflammation associated with short-term exposure to ambient air pollution: A panel study in Beijing.
Yao Y, Chen X, Chen W, Wang Q, Fan Y, Han Y, Wang T, Wang J, Qiu X, Zheng M, Que C, Zhu T. Yao Y, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2021 Apr 20;766:142639. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142639. Epub 2020 Oct 2. Sci Total Environ. 2021. PMID: 33069482
There is no clear evidence of whether COPD patients are more susceptible to respiratory inflammation associated with short-term exposure to air pollutants than those without COPD. OBJECTIVES: This study directly compared air pollutant-associated respiratory inflamma …
There is no clear evidence of whether COPD patients are more susceptible to respiratory inflammation associated with short-term exposure to …
Type 2-high asthma is associated with a specific indoor mycobiome and microbiome.
Vandenborght LE, Enaud R, Urien C, Coron N, Girodet PO, Ferreira S, Berger P, Delhaes L. Vandenborght LE, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Apr;147(4):1296-1305.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2020.08.035. Epub 2020 Sep 12. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021. PMID: 32926879 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Compared with patients with T2-low SA, patients with T2-high SA exhibited an increase in bacterial alpha-diversity and a decrease in fungal alpha-diversity of their indoor microbial florae, the latter being significantly correlated with fraction of exhaled nitr
RESULTS: Compared with patients with T2-low SA, patients with T2-high SA exhibited an increase in bacterial alpha-diversity and a decrease i …
Protective effect of supplementation with Ginseng, Lilii Bulbus and Poria against PM2 .5 in air pollution-induced cardiopulmonary damage among adults.
Qiu F, Chen L, Wang H, Huang M, Sun X, Kan J, Du J, Li Y. Qiu F, et al. Phytother Res. 2021 Feb;35(2):877-887. doi: 10.1002/ptr.6835. Epub 2020 Sep 6. Phytother Res. 2021. PMID: 32893384
What is more, interleukin-6 (IL-6), an inflammatory biomarker, was significantly decreased in the GLP group. In addition, nitric oxide and club cell secretory protein (CC16) were increased but heart rate was decreased in the GLP group. As for pulmonary function indi …
What is more, interleukin-6 (IL-6), an inflammatory biomarker, was significantly decreased in the GLP group. In addition, nitric o
Malondialdehyde in Nasal Fluid: A Biomarker for Monitoring Asthma Control in Relation to Air Pollution Exposure.
He L, Cui X, Li Z, Teng Y, Barkjohn KK, Norris C, Fang L, Lin L, Wang Q, Zhou X, Hong J, Li F, Zhang Y, Schauer JJ, Black M, Bergin MH, Zhang JJ. He L, et al. Environ Sci Technol. 2020 Sep 15;54(18):11405-11413. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02558. Epub 2020 Sep 3. Environ Sci Technol. 2020. PMID: 32822160
At each visit, nasal fluid and urine samples were collected, and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) was measured as a biomarker of pulmonary inflammation. ...The results confirm that oxidative stress plays an important role in linking air pollut
At each visit, nasal fluid and urine samples were collected, and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) was measured as …
Identification of potential markers for internal exposure to ambient ozone in oral cavity of healthy adults.
Hu D, Cui L, Qi Y, Jia X, Chen J, Niu W, Miller MR, Loh M, Zhou H, Deng F, Liu J, Guo X. Hu D, et al. Environ Res. 2020 Nov;190:109907. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109907. Epub 2020 Aug 3. Environ Res. 2020. PMID: 32758550
Proteobacteria and P/F were associated with forced expiratory volume in the first second and fractional exhaled nitric oxide significantly. CONCLUSION: Ambient ozone disturbs oral microbial homeostasis. ...
Proteobacteria and P/F were associated with forced expiratory volume in the first second and fractional exhaled nitric oxid
The Effects of Indoor Pollutants Exposure on Allergy and Lung Inflammation: An Activation State of Neutrophils and Eosinophils in Sputum.
Mohd Isa KN, Hashim Z, Jalaludin J, Lung Than LT, Hashim JH. Mohd Isa KN, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jul 28;17(15):5413. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17155413. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 32731346 Free PMC article.
The survey was completed by 96 students at the age of 14 by using the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Children (ISAAC) and European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS) questionnaires. The fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) was measu …
The survey was completed by 96 students at the age of 14 by using the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Children (ISAAC) and Eu …
The effect of upper respiratory allergy on acute respiratory response to ambient air pollution during physical exercise.
Kocot K. Kocot K. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2020 Sep 17;33(5):649-660. doi: 10.13075/ijomeh.1896.01533. Epub 2020 Jul 22. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2020. PMID: 32699426 Free article.
OBJECTIVES: Ambient air pollution is related to adverse respiratory effects. Because of a popular habit of recreational physical activity, the effects of exposure to increased levels of air pollution attract increasing attention. ...MATERIAL AND METHOD …
OBJECTIVES: Ambient air pollution is related to adverse respiratory effects. Because of a popular habit of recreational physic …
Outdoor air pollutants exposure associated with pulmonary function and EBC pH value in atopic asthmatic and non-asthmatic children.
Yeh KW, Chen CT, Lee PC, Huang JL, Yan DC, Chen LC, Lin SJ, Yao TC, Wu CD, Wan GH. Yeh KW, et al. J Asthma. 2021 Oct;58(10):1278-1284. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1788075. Epub 2020 Sep 21. J Asthma. 2021. PMID: 32597339
OBJECTIVE: Air pollution is associated with the prevalence of respiratory diseases. This study aimed to evaluate the impacts of outdoor air pollutants and indoor Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus 1 (Der p 1) exposure on levels of fractional exhaled nit
OBJECTIVE: Air pollution is associated with the prevalence of respiratory diseases. This study aimed to evaluate the impacts o …
Indoor, outdoor, and personal exposure to PM2.5 and their bioreactivity among healthy residents of Hong Kong.
Chen XC, Chuang HC, Ward TJ, Tian L, Cao JJ, Ho SS, Lau NC, Hsiao TC, Yim SH, Ho KF. Chen XC, et al. Environ Res. 2020 Sep;188:109780. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109780. Epub 2020 Jun 10. Environ Res. 2020. PMID: 32554275
We conducted a panel study with repeated personal measurements involving 56 healthy residents in Hong Kong. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels were measured from these subjects. ...
We conducted a panel study with repeated personal measurements involving 56 healthy residents in Hong Kong. Fractional exhaled nit
The association between short-term exposure to ambient air pollution and fractional exhaled nitric oxide level: A systematic review and meta-analysis of panel studies.
Chen X, Liu F, Niu Z, Mao S, Tang H, Li N, Chen G, Liu S, Lu Y, Xiang H. Chen X, et al. Environ Pollut. 2020 Oct;265(Pt A):114833. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114833. Epub 2020 Jun 6. Environ Pollut. 2020. PMID: 32544661
Several epidemiological studies have evaluated the fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) of ambient air pollution but the results were controversial. ...Future studies are warranted to investigate the effect of multiple pollutants, different so …
Several epidemiological studies have evaluated the fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) of ambient air poll
[Monitoring metrics for short-term exposure to ambient ozone and pulmonary function and airway inflammation in healthy young adults].
Chen JH, Hu DT, Jia X, Niu W, Deng FR, Guo XB. Chen JH, et al. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2020 Jun 18;52(3):492-499. doi: 10.19723/j.issn.1671-167X.2020.03.015. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2020. PMID: 32541983 Free PMC article. Chinese.
Each participant underwent 3 follow-up visits, and lung function and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) were measured at each visit. Ambient air pollutant concentrations were obtained from the environment monitoring station of Beijing closest to th …
Each participant underwent 3 follow-up visits, and lung function and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) were measur …
Respiratory Inflammation and Short-Term Ambient Air Pollution Exposures in Adult Beijing Residents with and without Prediabetes: A Panel Study.
Chen X, Han Y, Chen W, Wang Y, Qiu X, Li W, Hu M, Wu Y, Wang Q, Zhang H, Zhu T. Chen X, et al. Environ Health Perspect. 2020 Jun;128(6):67004. doi: 10.1289/EHP4906. Epub 2020 Jun 1. Environ Health Perspect. 2020. PMID: 32484751 Free PMC article.
METHODS: Based on a panel study [A prospective Study COmparing the cardiometabolic and respiratory effects of air Pollution Exposure on healthy and prediabetic individuals (SCOPE)] conducted in Beijing between August 2013 and February 2015, fractional exhaled
METHODS: Based on a panel study [A prospective Study COmparing the cardiometabolic and respiratory effects of air Pollution Ex …
Effects of the Use of Air Purifier on Indoor Environment and Respiratory System among Healthy Adults.
Yoda Y, Tamura K, Adachi S, Otani N, Nakayama SF, Shima M. Yoda Y, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 May 23;17(10):3687. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17103687. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 32456250 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
The subjects were categorized into two groups. One group continuously used true air purifiers, and the other followed with sham air purifiers for 4 weeks. ...The subjects' pulmonary function and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) were measur …
The subjects were categorized into two groups. One group continuously used true air purifiers, and the other followed with sham ai
Effects of short-term exposures to ultrafine particles near an airport in healthy subjects.
Lammers A, Janssen NAH, Boere AJF, Berger M, Longo C, Vijverberg SJH, Neerincx AH, Maitland-van der Zee AH, Cassee FR. Lammers A, et al. Environ Int. 2020 Aug;141:105779. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105779. Epub 2020 May 11. Environ Int. 2020. PMID: 32402984 Free article.
METHODS: In this study, 21 healthy non-smoking volunteers (age range: 18-35 years) were repeatedly (2-5 visits) exposed for 5 h to ambient air near Schiphol Airport, while performing intermittent moderate exercise (i.e. cycling). Pre- to post-exposure changes in cardiopulm …
METHODS: In this study, 21 healthy non-smoking volunteers (age range: 18-35 years) were repeatedly (2-5 visits) exposed for 5 h to ambient …
The association between ambient NO2 and PM2.5 with the respiratory health of school children residing in informal settlements: A prospective cohort study.
Olaniyan T, Jeebhay M, Röösli M, Naidoo RN, Künzli N, de Hoogh K, Saucy A, Badpa M, Baatjies R, Parker B, Leaner J, Dalvie MA. Olaniyan T, et al. Environ Res. 2020 Jul;186:109606. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109606. Epub 2020 Apr 27. Environ Res. 2020. PMID: 32371276
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the independent and co-pollutant association of long-term exposures to ambient air pollutants on asthma-associated outcomes in a cohort of schoolchildren in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. METHODS: A total of 590 grade-4 schoo …
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the independent and co-pollutant association of long-term exposures to ambient air pollutants on …
Cardiorespiratory responses to fine particles during ambient PM2.5 pollution waves: Findings from a randomized crossover trial in young healthy adults.
Zhao Y, Xue L, Chen Q, Kou M, Wang Z, Wu S, Huang J, Guo X. Zhao Y, et al. Environ Int. 2020 Jun;139:105590. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105590. Epub 2020 Apr 8. Environ Int. 2020. PMID: 32278195 Free article. Clinical Trial.
BACKGROUND: PM(2.5) pollution waves (PPWs) are severe air pollution events with extremely high-level concentration of ambient PM(2.5). ...Repeated health measurements were performed before, during and after two typical PPWs under filtered and sham indoor a
BACKGROUND: PM(2.5) pollution waves (PPWs) are severe air pollution events with extremely high-level concentration of a …
Exophilin-5 regulates allergic airway inflammation by controlling IL-33-mediated Th2 responses.
Okunishi K, Wang H, Suzukawa M, Ishizaki R, Kobayashi E, Kihara M, Abe T, Miyazaki JI, Horie M, Saito A, Saito H, Nakae S, Izumi T. Okunishi K, et al. J Clin Invest. 2020 Jul 1;130(7):3919-3935. doi: 10.1172/JCI127839. J Clin Invest. 2020. PMID: 32240120 Free PMC article.
A common variant in the RAB27A gene in adults was recently found to be associated with the fractional exhaled nitric oxide level, a marker of eosinophilic airway inflammation. The small GTPase Rab27 is known to regulate intracellular vesicle traffic, a …
A common variant in the RAB27A gene in adults was recently found to be associated with the fractional exhaled nitric oxide
Effects of Indoor Air Purifiers on Children with Asthma.
Lee GH, Kim JH, Kim S, Lee S, Lim DH. Lee GH, et al. Yonsei Med J. 2020 Apr;61(4):310-316. doi: 10.3349/ymj.2020.61.4.310. Yonsei Med J. 2020. PMID: 32233173 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effects of air purifiers on the concentrations of indoor air pollutants and on asthma control in children. ...The higher the score, the better the symptom or the less frequent the use of medication. Peak expiratory flow rate and fractional …
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effects of air purifiers on the concentrations of indoor air pollutants and on asthma control in chil …
Ambient air pollution is associated with airway inflammation in older women: a nested cross-sectional analysis.
Abramson MJ, Wigmann C, Altug H, Schikowski T. Abramson MJ, et al. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2020 Mar;7(1):e000549. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2019-000549. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2020. PMID: 32209644 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Air pollution is a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) could be a useful biomarker for health effects of air pollutants. ...
BACKGROUND: Air pollution is a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Fraction of exhaled nit
Obesity may enhance the adverse effects of NO2 exposure in urban schools on asthma symptoms in children.
Permaul P, Gaffin JM, Petty CR, Baxi SN, Lai PS, Sheehan WJ, Camargo CA Jr, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Permaul P, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Oct;146(4):813-820.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2020.03.003. Epub 2020 Mar 18. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020. PMID: 32197971 Free PMC article.
Relationships between NO(2) levels and lung function and fractional exhaled nitric oxide did not differ by BMI category. If we applied a conservative Holm-Bonferroni correction for 16 comparisons (obese vs normal weight and overweight vs normal weight for 8 o …
Relationships between NO(2) levels and lung function and fractional exhaled nitric oxide did not differ by BMI category …
Effectiveness of the Air Purification Strategies for the Treatment of Allergic Asthma: A Meta-Analysis.
van Boven FE, de Jong NW, Braunstahl GJ, Arends LR, Gerth van Wijk R. van Boven FE, et al. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2020;181(5):395-402. doi: 10.1159/000506284. Epub 2020 Mar 18. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2020. PMID: 32187604 Free PMC article.
We updated the meta-analysis published by McDonald et al. [Chest 2002;122;1535-1542] by reviewing the effectiveness of air purification for the treatment of home-related allergic asthma (dust mite, dog, cat, and cockroach). ...Data on asthma symptoms scores (ASS), medicati …
We updated the meta-analysis published by McDonald et al. [Chest 2002;122;1535-1542] by reviewing the effectiveness of air purificati …
Formaldehyde, Oxidative Stress, and FeNO in Traffic Police Officers Working in Two Cities of Northern Italy.
Squillacioti G, Bellisario V, Grosso A, Ghelli F, Piccioni P, Grignani E, Corsico A, Bono R. Squillacioti G, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Mar 4;17(5):1655. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17051655. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 32143339 Free PMC article.
Urinary F2t-isoprostane (15-F2t-IsoP), a prostaglandin-like compound, was quantified as a biomarker of general OS in vivo and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) was measured for monitoring local inflammatory processes. Urinary cotinine was quantified as a …
Urinary F2t-isoprostane (15-F2t-IsoP), a prostaglandin-like compound, was quantified as a biomarker of general OS in vivo and fractional …
Associations between air pollutants and peak expiratory flow and fractional exhaled nitric oxide in students.
Adman MA, Hashim JH, Manaf MRA, Norback D. Adman MA, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 Feb 1;24(2):189-195. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.19.0096. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020. PMID: 32127103
BACKGROUND: Studies on the effects of outdoor air pollution on the respiratory health of students in tropical countries such as Malaysia are limited.OBJECTIVE: To assess associations between outdoor air pollutants and peak expiratory flow (PEF) and fractional …
BACKGROUND: Studies on the effects of outdoor air pollution on the respiratory health of students in tropical countries such a …
The inflammatory potential of diet impacts the association between air pollution and childhood asthma.
de Castro Mendes F, Paciência I, Cavaleiro Rufo J, Silva D, Cunha P, Farraia M, Delgado L, Garcia-Larsen V, Severo M, Moreira A, Moreira P. de Castro Mendes F, et al. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2020 Apr;31(3):290-296. doi: 10.1111/pai.13185. Epub 2020 Jan 14. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2020. PMID: 31816137
Therefore, we aimed to investigate possible modulatory effects of dietary inflammatory potential on the association between indoor air pollution and childhood asthma-related outcomes. METHODS: In a sample of 501 children (48.1% females, aged 7-12 years) from 20 publ …
Therefore, we aimed to investigate possible modulatory effects of dietary inflammatory potential on the association between indoor air
Effect of industrial point-source air pollutants on fractional exhaled nitric oxide in healthy volunteers.
Cakmak S, Kauri L, Mahmud M, Shutt R, Liu L, Rigden M, Kumarathasan P, Vincent R, Thomson EM, Dales R. Cakmak S, et al. Environ Res. 2020 Feb;181:108965. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108965. Epub 2019 Nov 26. Environ Res. 2020. PMID: 31796259
BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined the effects of industrial, fixed-site sources of air pollution on lung inflammation in nearby residents. We investigated the effects of short-term exposure to ambient air near a steel plant on the fractional exhaled
BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined the effects of industrial, fixed-site sources of air pollution on lung inflammation in n …
Respiratory health among office workers in Malaysia and endotoxin and (1,3)-β-glucan in office dust.
Lim FL, Hashim Z, Than LTL, Md Said S, Hashim JH, Norbäck D. Lim FL, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 Nov 1;23(11):1171-1177. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0668. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019. PMID: 31718753
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between endotoxin and (1,3)-beta-glucan concentrations in office dust and respiratory symptoms and airway inflammation among 695 office workers in Malaysia.METHODS: Health data were collected using a questionnaire, sensitisation testing and …
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between endotoxin and (1,3)-beta-glucan concentrations in office dust and respiratory symptoms and ai …
Effect of motor vehicle pollution on lung function, fractional exhaled nitric oxide and cognitive function among school adolescents.
Meo SA, Aldeghaither M, Alnaeem KA, Alabdullatif FS, Alzamil AF, Alshunaifi AI, Alfayez AS, Almahmoud M, Meo AS, El-Mubarak AH. Meo SA, et al. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019 Oct;23(19):8678-8686. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201910_19185. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019. PMID: 31646602 Free article.
OBJECTIVE: Motor vehicle emission is a major cause of environmental pollution, which threatens human health. This study aimed to investigate the effect of motor vehicle pollution on lung function, fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), and cogn …
OBJECTIVE: Motor vehicle emission is a major cause of environmental pollution, which threatens human health. This study aimed to inve …
Short-term exposure to ambient ozone and inflammatory biomarkers in cross-sectional studies of children and adolescents: Results of the GINIplus and LISA birth cohorts.
Zhao T, Markevych I, Standl M, Schikowski T, Berdel D, Koletzko S, Jörres RA, Nowak D, Heinrich J. Zhao T, et al. Environ Pollut. 2019 Dec;255(Pt 2):113264. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113264. Epub 2019 Sep 19. Environ Pollut. 2019. PMID: 31563778
We included 1330 10-year-old and 1591 15-year-old participants. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) were available for both age groups while interleukin (IL)-6 was measured at 10 years only. ...
We included 1330 10-year-old and 1591 15-year-old participants. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and high-sensiti …
A randomized, double-blind, crossover intervention study of traffic-related air pollution and airway inflammation in healthy adults.
Han B, Zhang N, Zhao R, Zhang L, Xu J, Yang W, Bai Z, Vedal S. Han B, et al. Environ Epidemiol. 2019 Sep 6;3(5):e066. doi: 10.1097/EE9.0000000000000066. eCollection 2019 Oct. Environ Epidemiol. 2019. PMID: 33778341 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) may increase the risk of respiratory disease. ...The objective was to identify the component(s) of TRAP that cause airways inflammation using fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FE(NO)) and ra …
BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) may increase the risk of respiratory disease. ...The objective was to …
Effects of personal nitrogen dioxide exposure on airway inflammation and lung function.
Jiang Y, Niu Y, Xia Y, Liu C, Lin Z, Wang W, Ge Y, Lei X, Wang C, Cai J, Chen R, Kan H. Jiang Y, et al. Environ Res. 2019 Oct;177:108620. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108620. Epub 2019 Aug 1. Environ Res. 2019. PMID: 31400563
BACKGROUND: Few epidemiological studies have evaluated the respiratory effects of personal exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)), a major traffic-related air pollutant. The biological pathway for these effects remains unknown. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the short-term e …
BACKGROUND: Few epidemiological studies have evaluated the respiratory effects of personal exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)), a major …
Effects of indoor particulate matter exposure on daily asthma control.
Hussain S, Parker S, Edwards K, Finch J, Jeanjean A, Leigh R, Gonem S. Hussain S, et al. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Oct;123(4):375-380.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.07.020. Epub 2019 Jul 26. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019. PMID: 31351980
Overnight exposure to particulate matter was measured using a commercially available indoor air quality monitor. Symptom scores, peak expiratory flow, and exhaled nitric oxide were measured and electronically recorded daily. ...
Overnight exposure to particulate matter was measured using a commercially available indoor air quality monitor. Symptom scores, peak …
Cardiorespiratory responses to low-level ozone exposure: The inDoor Ozone Study in childrEn (DOSE).
Huang J, Song Y, Chu M, Dong W, Miller MR, Loh M, Xu J, Yang D, Chi R, Yang X, Wu S, Guo X, Deng F. Huang J, et al. Environ Int. 2019 Oct;131:105021. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105021. Epub 2019 Jul 24. Environ Int. 2019. PMID: 31349208 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Indoor air pollution has emerged as a significant environmental and public health concern in recent years. ...Three repeated health measurements of cardiorespiratory functions, including ambulatory electrocardiogram (ECG), blood pressure, fractional e
BACKGROUND: Indoor air pollution has emerged as a significant environmental and public health concern in recent years. ...Thre …
Susceptibility of prediabetes to the health effect of air pollution: a community-based panel study with a nested case-control design.
Han Y, Wang Y, Li W, Chen X, Xue T, Chen W, Fan Y, Qiu X, Zhu T. Han Y, et al. Environ Health. 2019 Jul 15;18(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s12940-019-0502-6. Environ Health. 2019. PMID: 31307478 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: All the subjects exhibited significant acute elevation of exhaled nitric oxide, white blood cells, neutrophils, interleukin-1alpha, and glycated haemoglobin with increased exposure to PM(2.5). ...CONCLUSIONS: PreDM individuals are more susceptible to …
RESULTS: All the subjects exhibited significant acute elevation of exhaled nitric oxide, white blood cells, neutrophils …
Predictors of airway hyperreactivity in house dust mite allergic patients.
Pampuch A, Milewski R, Rogowska A, Kowal K. Pampuch A, et al. Adv Respir Med. 2019;87(3):152-158. doi: 10.5603/ARM.2019.0025. Adv Respir Med. 2019. PMID: 31282556 Free article.
The following parameters were included in the analysis: serum concentration of total (t)- and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Dp)-specific IgE, fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration (FeNO), lung function tests, bronchial challenge with histamine, age …
The following parameters were included in the analysis: serum concentration of total (t)- and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Dp)-specific I …
A Panel Study on Lung Function and Bronchial Inflammation among Children Exposed to Ambient SO₂ from an Oil Refinery.
Barbone F, Catelan D, Pistelli R, Accetta G, Grechi D, Rusconi F, Biggeri A. Barbone F, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 23;16(6):1057. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16061057. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019. PMID: 30909566 Free PMC article.
In a subgroup, children positive for history of respiratory symptoms were tested weekly (20 times) with spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) measurement (Panel 20). Baseline questionnaires and daily diaries were recorded. ...
In a subgroup, children positive for history of respiratory symptoms were tested weekly (20 times) with spirometry and fractional exhaled
Effects of ambient particulate matter on aerobic exercise performance.
Wagner DR, Clark NW. Wagner DR, et al. J Exerc Sci Fit. 2018 Apr;16(1):12-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jesf.2018.01.002. Epub 2018 Jan 6. J Exerc Sci Fit. 2018. PMID: 30662486 Free PMC article.
METHODS: Healthy, active adults (5 males, 11 females) performed two cycle ergometer time trials outdoors in a counterbalanced design: 1) low ambient PM(2.5) concentrations (<12 mug/m(3)), and 2) an air quality index (AQI) ranking of "yellow." Variables of interest were …
METHODS: Healthy, active adults (5 males, 11 females) performed two cycle ergometer time trials outdoors in a counterbalanced design: 1) low …
Responses of healthy young males to fine-particle exposure are modified by exercise habits: a panel study.
Chen X, Chen W, Wang Y, Han Y, Zhu T. Chen X, et al. Environ Health. 2018 Dec 13;17(1):88. doi: 10.1186/s12940-018-0437-3. Environ Health. 2018. PMID: 30545423 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Aerobic exercise benefits health but increases inhalation of fine particles (PM(2.5)) in ambient air. Acute cardiopulmonary responses to PM(2.5) exposure in individuals with different exercise habits, especially in areas with severe air pollution, …
BACKGROUND: Aerobic exercise benefits health but increases inhalation of fine particles (PM(2.5)) in ambient air. Acute cardiopulmona …
The pulmonary and autonomic effects of high-intensity and low-intensity exercise in diesel exhaust.
Giles LV, Carlsten C, Koehle MS. Giles LV, et al. Environ Health. 2018 Dec 13;17(1):87. doi: 10.1186/s12940-018-0434-6. Environ Health. 2018. PMID: 30541575 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to air pollution impairs aspects of pulmonary and autonomic function and causes pulmonary inflammation. However, how exercising in air pollution affects these indices is poorly understood. Therefore, the purpose of this study was t …
BACKGROUND: Exposure to air pollution impairs aspects of pulmonary and autonomic function and causes pulmonary inflammation. H …
Blood pressure and pulmonary health effects of ozone and black carbon exposure in young adult runners.
Pun VC, Ho KF. Pun VC, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2019 Mar 20;657:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.465. Epub 2018 Nov 30. Sci Total Environ. 2019. PMID: 30530214
In single-pollutant models, no significant association was found between air pollution and changes in blood pressures, forced vital capacity, forced expiratory volume in 1 s, peak expiratory flow and fractional exhaled nitric oxide, after adjust …
In single-pollutant models, no significant association was found between air pollution and changes in blood pressures, forced …
Is residential ambient air limonene associated with asthma? Findings from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.
Dales RE, Cakmak S. Dales RE, et al. Environ Pollut. 2019 Jan;244:966-970. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.10.072. Epub 2018 Oct 29. Environ Pollut. 2019. PMID: 30469291
During the Canada Health Measures Survey, carried out between 2012 and 2013, participants were asked if they wheezed or had a diagnosis of asthma, and underwent spirometry and measurement of the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). These variables were te …
During the Canada Health Measures Survey, carried out between 2012 and 2013, participants were asked if they wheezed or had a diagnosis of a …
Exposure to Household Air Pollution from Biomass Cookstoves and Levels of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) among Honduran Women.
Benka-Coker ML, Clark ML, Rajkumar S, Young BN, Bachand AM, Balmes JR, Brook R, Nelson TL, Volckens J, Reynolds SJ, Wilson A, L'Orange C, Good N, Quinn C, Koehler K, Africano S, Osorto Pinel A, Peel JL. Benka-Coker ML, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Nov 13;15(11):2544. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112544. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018. PMID: 30428575 Free PMC article.
Household air pollution is estimated to be responsible for nearly three million premature deaths annually. Measuring fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) may improve the limited understanding of the association of household air pollu
Household air pollution is estimated to be responsible for nearly three million premature deaths annually. Measuring fractiona …
Asthma-related outcomes associated with indoor air pollutants among schoolchildren from four informal settlements in two municipalities in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Olaniyan T, Dalvie MA, Röösli M, Naidoo R, Künzli N, de Hoogh K, Parker B, Leaner J, Jeebhay M. Olaniyan T, et al. Indoor Air. 2019 Jan;29(1):89-100. doi: 10.1111/ina.12511. Epub 2018 Nov 8. Indoor Air. 2019. PMID: 30339304
The health impact of indoor air pollution in informal settlement households has not been extensively studied in South Africa. ...Pulmonary function assessment included spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). Phadiatop test for ato …
The health impact of indoor air pollution in informal settlement households has not been extensively studied in South Africa. …
Occupational exposure to trichloramine and trihalomethanes: adverse health effects among personnel in habilitation and rehabilitation swimming pools.
Westerlund J, Bryngelsson IL, Löfstedt H, Eriksson K, Westberg H, Graff P. Westerlund J, et al. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2019 Jan;16(1):78-88. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2018.1536825. Epub 2019 Jan 16. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2019. PMID: 30335595
Personal and stationary measurements of trichloramine and trihalomethanes in air were performed at all the facilities. Questionnaires were distributed to exposed workers and referents. Spirometry, fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FE(NO)), and peak exp …
Personal and stationary measurements of trichloramine and trihalomethanes in air were performed at all the facilities. Questionnaires …
Short-term exposure to air pollution: Associations with lung function and inflammatory markers in non-smoking, healthy adults.
Dauchet L, Hulo S, Cherot-Kornobis N, Matran R, Amouyel P, Edmé JL, Giovannelli J. Dauchet L, et al. Environ Int. 2018 Dec;121(Pt 1):610-619. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.09.036. Epub 2018 Oct 9. Environ Int. 2018. PMID: 30312964 Free article.
INTRODUCTION: Air pollution impacts health by increasing mortality and the incidence of acute events in unhealthy individuals. ...Lastly, an increment in O(3) levels was associated with a significantly higher blood eosinophil count (+2.41 [0.10; 4.77]) and a non-sig …
INTRODUCTION: Air pollution impacts health by increasing mortality and the incidence of acute events in unhealthy individuals. …
Respiratory symptoms, asthma and levels of fractional exhaled nitric oxide in schoolchildren in the industrial areas of Estonia.
Idavain J, Julge K, Rebane T, Lang A, Orru H. Idavain J, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2019 Feb 10;650(Pt 1):65-72. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.391. Epub 2018 Aug 28. Sci Total Environ. 2019. PMID: 30195132
OBJECTIVES: Exposure to air pollutants in the ambient environment has been associated with various respiratory symptoms, and with increased asthma diagnosis, in both children and adults. ...The current study aimed to examine the associations between respiratory symptoms, a …
OBJECTIVES: Exposure to air pollutants in the ambient environment has been associated with various respiratory symptoms, and with inc …
Personal exposure to traffic-related air pollutants and relationships with respiratory symptoms and oxidative stress: A pilot cross-sectional study among urban green space workers.
Guilbert A, De Cremer K, Heene B, Demoury C, Aerts R, Declerck P, Brasseur O, Van Nieuwenhuyse A. Guilbert A, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2019 Feb 1;649:620-628. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.338. Epub 2018 Aug 27. Sci Total Environ. 2019. PMID: 30176473
Exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with various adverse health effects including respiratory, cardiovascular and neurological diseases. ...Despite some limitations, this work supports the hypothesis that BC induces respiratory inflammation and oxi …
Exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with various adverse health effects including respiratory, cardiovascula …
The Australian Child Health and Air Pollution Study (ACHAPS): A national population-based cross-sectional study of long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution, asthma, and lung function.
Knibbs LD, Cortés de Waterman AM, Toelle BG, Guo Y, Denison L, Jalaludin B, Marks GB, Williams GM. Knibbs LD, et al. Environ Int. 2018 Nov;120:394-403. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.025. Epub 2018 Aug 17. Environ Int. 2018. PMID: 30125857
Most studies of long-term air pollution exposure and children's respiratory health have been performed in urban locations with moderate pollution levels. We assessed the effect of outdoor nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)), as a proxy for urban air pollution
Most studies of long-term air pollution exposure and children's respiratory health have been performed in urban locations with …
Relation of Prenatal Air Pollutant and Nutritional Exposures with Biomarkers of Allergic Disease in Adolescence.
Sordillo JE, Switkowski KM, Coull BA, Schwartz J, Kloog I, Gibson H, Litonjua AA, Bobb J, Koutrakis P, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Gold DR. Sordillo JE, et al. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 12;8(1):10578. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28216-0. Sci Rep. 2018. PMID: 30002468 Free PMC article.
We examined associations of prenatal exposures (nutrient intakes and air pollutants) with allergic disease biomarkers in adolescence. ...Outcomes of interest at follow-up (median age 12.9 years) were fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and total ser …
We examined associations of prenatal exposures (nutrient intakes and air pollutants) with allergic disease biomarkers in adolescence. …
The effects of facemasks on airway inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in healthy young adults: a double-blind, randomized, controlled crossover study.
Guan T, Hu S, Han Y, Wang R, Zhu Q, Hu Y, Fan H, Zhu T. Guan T, et al. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2018 Jul 4;15(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s12989-018-0266-0. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2018. PMID: 29973251 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
BACKGROUND: Facemasks are increasingly worn during air pollution episodes in China, but their protective effects are poorly understood. ...The facemasks removed 48-75% of number concentrations of ambient air particles between 5.6 and 560 nm in diameter. After …
BACKGROUND: Facemasks are increasingly worn during air pollution episodes in China, but their protective effects are poorly un …
Acute changes in a respiratory inflammation marker in guards following Beijing air pollution controls.
Shang J, Khuzestani RB, Huang W, An J, Schauer JJ, Fang D, Cai T, Tian J, Yang S, Guo B, Zhang Y. Shang J, et al. Sci Total Environ. 2018 May 15;624:1539-1549. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.109. Epub 2017 Dec 28. Sci Total Environ. 2018. PMID: 29929263
In summary, large concentration decreases in PM(2.5) concentration and PM(2.5) chemical constituents were observed in both roadside and indoor environments during the air control periods, immediately followed by statistically significant decreases in FeNO of roadside guard …
In summary, large concentration decreases in PM(2.5) concentration and PM(2.5) chemical constituents were observed in both roadside and indo …
Levels of fractional exhaled nitric oxide in children in relation to air pollution in Chinese day care centres.
Zhang X, Fan Q, Bai X, Li T, Zhao Z, Fan X, Norbäck D. Zhang X, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Jul 1;22(7):813-819. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0601. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018. PMID: 29914608
OBJECTIVE: To study fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels among pre-school children in day care centres (DCCs) in relation to indoor and outdoor air pollution in northern China. DESIGN: This was a cross-sectional study among children age …
OBJECTIVE: To study fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels among pre-school children in day care centres (DCCs) …
Short-term effects of airport-associated ultrafine particle exposure on lung function and inflammation in adults with asthma.
Habre R, Zhou H, Eckel SP, Enebish T, Fruin S, Bastain T, Rappaport E, Gilliland F. Habre R, et al. Environ Int. 2018 Sep;118:48-59. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.05.031. Epub 2018 May 26. Environ Int. 2018. PMID: 29800768 Free PMC article.
Participants conducted scripted, mild walking activity on two occasions in public parks inside (exposure) and outside (control) of the high UFP zone. Spirometry, multiple flow exhaled nitric oxide, and circulating inflammatory cytokines were measured before a …
Participants conducted scripted, mild walking activity on two occasions in public parks inside (exposure) and outside (control) of the high …
Short-term effects of physical activity, air pollution and their interaction on the cardiovascular and respiratory system.
Laeremans M, Dons E, Avila-Palencia I, Carrasco-Turigas G, Orjuela JP, Anaya E, Cole-Hunter T, de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Standaert A, Van Poppel M, De Boever P, Int Panis L. Laeremans M, et al. Environ Int. 2018 Aug;117:82-90. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.04.040. Epub 2018 May 3. Environ Int. 2018. PMID: 29729518 Free article.
Physical activity (PA) in urban environments may lead to increased inhalation of air pollutants. As PA and air pollution (AP) have respectively beneficial and detrimental effects on the cardiorespiratory system, the responses to these exposures can interact. …
Physical activity (PA) in urban environments may lead to increased inhalation of air pollutants. As PA and air pollution
Cardiorespiratory Effects of Air Pollution in a Panel Study of Winter Outdoor Physical Activity in Older Adults.
Stieb DM, Shutt R, Kauri LM, Roth G, Szyszkowicz M, Dobbin NA, Chen L, Rigden M, Van Ryswyk K, Kulka R, Jovic B, Mulholland M, Green MS, Liu L, Pelletier G, Weichenthal SA, Dales RE. Stieb DM, et al. J Occup Environ Med. 2018 Aug;60(8):673-682. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001334. J Occup Environ Med. 2018. PMID: 29668530
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess cardiorespiratory effects of air pollution in older adults exercising outdoors in winter. METHODS: Adults 55 years of age and older completed daily measurements of blood pressure, peak expiratory flow and oximetry, and …
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess cardiorespiratory effects of air pollution in older adults exercising outdoors …
Effects of personal air pollution exposure on asthma symptoms, lung function and airway inflammation.
Chambers L, Finch J, Edwards K, Jeanjean A, Leigh R, Gonem S. Chambers L, et al. Clin Exp Allergy. 2018 Jul;48(7):798-805. doi: 10.1111/cea.13130. Epub 2018 Apr 10. Clin Exp Allergy. 2018. PMID: 29526044
Participants made daily electronic records of asthma symptoms, peak expiratory flow and exhaled nitric oxide. Spirometry and asthma symptom questionnaires were completed at fortnightly study visits. ...Women may be more susceptible than men to the effects of …
Participants made daily electronic records of asthma symptoms, peak expiratory flow and exhaled nitric oxide. Spirometr …
Estimated individual inhaled dose of fine particles and indicators of lung function: A pilot study among Chinese young adults.
Xu T, Hou J, Cheng J, Zhang R, Yin W, Huang C, Zhu X, Chen W, Yuan J. Xu T, et al. Environ Pollut. 2018 Apr;235:505-513. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.12.074. Epub 2018 Jan 8. Environ Pollut. 2018. PMID: 29324380
During the period of seven consecutive days in each of the four seasons, we repeatedly measured the daily lung function parameters and airway inflammation makers such as fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) as well as systemic inflammation markers including …
During the period of seven consecutive days in each of the four seasons, we repeatedly measured the daily lung function parameters and airwa …
Evaluation on exposures to particulate matter at a junior secondary school: a comprehensive study on health risks and effective inflammatory responses in Northwestern China.
Xu H, Guinot B, Ho SSH, Li Y, Cao J, Shen Z, Niu X, Zhao Z, Liu S, Lei Y, Zhang Q, Sun J. Xu H, et al. Environ Geochem Health. 2018 Apr;40(2):849-863. doi: 10.1007/s10653-017-0030-7. Epub 2017 Oct 10. Environ Geochem Health. 2018. PMID: 29019007
The evaluation of health assessment related to air quality was conducted by two methods, including potential risk estimation of air pollutants and direct respiratory inflammatory test. ...Respiratory inflammatory responses of 50 students who studied in the sample cl …
The evaluation of health assessment related to air quality was conducted by two methods, including potential risk estimation of ai
Nitrogen dioxide exposure in school classrooms of inner-city children with asthma.
Gaffin JM, Hauptman M, Petty CR, Sheehan WJ, Lai PS, Wolfson JM, Gold DR, Coull BA, Koutrakis P, Phipatanakul W. Gaffin JM, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jun;141(6):2249-2255.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.08.028. Epub 2017 Oct 5. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018. PMID: 28988796 Free PMC article.
METHODS: Children enrolled in the School Inner-City Asthma Study were followed for 1 academic year. Subjects performed spirometry and had fraction of exhaled nitric oxide values measured twice during the school year at school. ...There was no significant asso …
METHODS: Children enrolled in the School Inner-City Asthma Study were followed for 1 academic year. Subjects performed spirometry and had fr …
Short-term effects of various ozone metrics on cardiopulmonary function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: Results from a panel study in Beijing, China.
Li H, Wu S, Pan L, Xu J, Shan J, Yang X, Dong W, Deng F, Chen Y, Shima M, Guo X. Li H, et al. Environ Pollut. 2018 Jan;232:358-366. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.09.030. Epub 2017 Oct 5. Environ Pollut. 2018. PMID: 28987568
BACKGROUND: Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with lower pulmonary function and higher blood pressure (BP). ...OBJECTIVES: To investigate and compare the short-term effects of various O(3) metrics on pulmonary function, fractional e
BACKGROUND: Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with lower pulmonary function and higher blood pr …
A prospective cohort study on ambient air pollution and respiratory morbidities including childhood asthma in adolescents from the western Cape Province: study protocol.
Olaniyan T, Jeebhay M, Röösli M, Naidoo R, Baatjies R, Künzil N, Tsai M, Davey M, de Hoogh K, Berman D, Parker B, Leaner J, Dalvie MA. Olaniyan T, et al. BMC Public Health. 2017 Sep 16;17(1):712. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4726-5. BMC Public Health. 2017. PMID: 28915873 Free PMC article.
In the panel study asthma symptoms and serial peak flow measurements is recorded three times daily to determine short-term serial airway changes in relation to varying ambient air quality and pollen over 10-days during winter and summer. The health outcome component of the …
In the panel study asthma symptoms and serial peak flow measurements is recorded three times daily to determine short-term serial airway cha …
Sensitization to dust mite defines different phenotypes of asthma: A multicenter study.
Ruggieri S, Drago G, Longo V, Colombo P, Balzan M, Bilocca D, Zammit C, Montefort S, Scaccianoce G, Cuttitta G, Viegi G, Cibella F; RESPIRA Project Group. Ruggieri S, et al. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2017 Nov;28(7):675-682. doi: 10.1111/pai.12768. Epub 2017 Sep 7. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2017. PMID: 28783215
BACKGROUND: Indoor allergens are risk factors for asthma: Thus, the characterization of indoor air quality is important for studying environment-health relationships in children. ...METHODS: One hundred and thirty-two children aging 10-14 years and living in a Southern Med …
BACKGROUND: Indoor allergens are risk factors for asthma: Thus, the characterization of indoor air quality is important for studying …
Association of Ozone Exposure With Cardiorespiratory Pathophysiologic Mechanisms in Healthy Adults.
Day DB, Xiang J, Mo J, Li F, Chung M, Gong J, Weschler CJ, Ohman-Strickland PA, Sundell J, Weng W, Zhang Y, Zhang JJ. Day DB, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Sep 1;177(9):1344-1353. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2842. JAMA Intern Med. 2017. PMID: 28715576 Free PMC article.
This unique quasiexperimental setting allowed for better characterization of air pollutant exposure effects because the participants spent most of their time in controlled indoor environments. ...Within this range, in models controlling for a second copollutant and other p …
This unique quasiexperimental setting allowed for better characterization of air pollutant exposure effects because the participants …
Advances in asthma in 2016: Designing individualized approaches to management.
Anderson WC 3rd, Apter AJ, Dutmer CM, Searing DA, Szefler SJ. Anderson WC 3rd, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Sep;140(3):671-680. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.06.015. Epub 2017 Jul 12. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017. PMID: 28709967 Review.
In this year's Advances in Asthma review, we discuss viral infections in asthmatic patients and potential therapeutic agents, the microbiome, novel genetic associations with asthma, air quality and climate effects on asthma, exposures during development and long-term seque …
In this year's Advances in Asthma review, we discuss viral infections in asthmatic patients and potential therapeutic agents, the microbiome …
The Association Between Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Respiratory Health in Elderly With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Hao Y, Zhao J, Wang K, Feng N, Sun P, Chen R, Han B, Bai Z, Zhu Y, Gao Y, Xia ZL. Hao Y, et al. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 Sep;59(9):830-834. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001077. J Occup Environ Med. 2017. PMID: 28692015
OBJECTIVE: We investigated the association between respiratory health and particulate matter (PM) air pollution in elderly type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) pre-, during, and post-the Chinese Lunar New Year (CLNY) holiday in Shanghai, China. ...RESULTS: Decreased PM2. …
OBJECTIVE: We investigated the association between respiratory health and particulate matter (PM) air pollution in elderly typ …
Acute effects of ambient temperature and particulate air pollution on fractional exhaled nitric oxide: A panel study among diabetic patients in Shanghai, China.
Li H, Bai H, Yang C, Chen R, Wang C, Zhao Z, Kan H. Li H, et al. J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec;27(12):584-589. doi: 10.1016/j.je.2017.01.002. Epub 2017 Jun 20. J Epidemiol. 2017. PMID: 28645522 Free PMC article.
The aim of this study is to investigate the associations of temperature and fine and coarse PM with fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), a well-established biomarker of respiratory inflammation. ...Our findings may help understand the epidemiological evide …
The aim of this study is to investigate the associations of temperature and fine and coarse PM with fractional exhaled nitric
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