Influenza, pneumonia, air pollution One of the preventable big killers – though preventable in a difficult way that you may have to sacrifice your job, community and city life to avoid it.
I’ll keep track on these pages of big studies on mortality and also any studies on effectiveness of masks or other measures that could reduce the impact.Consumer Grade Air Quality Monitors
Must be able to monitor PM2.5
Tzoa - Central air monitoring system.
Envinity Group - Solution for fine particles, ultrafine particles, viruses, bacteria and more.
Studio Roosegaarde - Social design lab of Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde.
EarthSense Systems - Environmental monitoring & modelling of air pollution data.
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine - Medical journal dedicated to respiratory health issues.
R-PUR Nano - Each one-size-fits-all mask comes with an integrated interchangeable filter inside for instant use.
R-PUR - Manufacturer of R-PUR masks for cyclists and runnersMore Respiratory Disease resources
Respiratory Disease Blog Posts
Air pollution - a significant killer
Worse off disproportionally affected by air pollution and poor environment
Guardian - 07-Sep-2020
Improved air quality and access to nature would improve everyone's healthRead more...
Honey better than antibiotics in treating respiratory symptoms
Independent - 20-Aug-2020
With its many benefits, clinicians recommend it as an effective alternativeRead more...
Telomerase gene therapy prevents age-related lung fibrosis in mice
Pulmonary Fibrosis News - 19-Aug-2020
Could pave way for preventing the disease in humans and improve healthspanRead more...