Respiratory Disease

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


Resource Real time Air Quality Index map

Resource The Lancet Respiratory Medicine - Medical journal dedicated to respiratory health issues.

Resource R-PUR Nano - Each one-size-fits-all mask comes with an integrated interchangeable filter inside for instant use.

Resource R-PUR - Manufacturer of R-PUR masks for cyclists and runners

Resource Virion Biotherapeutics

Resource Verona Pharma

Resource PneumaCare

Resource Atmotube

Resource Aerobit Health

Resource Speck

Respiratory Disease Blog Posts

Air pollution - a significant killer

Recent News

UK needs tougher standards on air pollutants

Guardian - 14-Dec-2019

WHO standard of ultra-fine particles per cubic is 10 micrograms, in the UK it's 25 micrograms


London air is no longer safe to breathe because of pollution

Independent - 05-Dec-2019

Legislators need to take air pollution seriously and toughen up to WHO standards


Sophie Yeo tries out an Atmotube on the streets of Newcastle

DeSmog UK - 01-Oct-2019

Monitors VOCs and PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 particles - and warns you when air quality drops

More Respiratory Disease News