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

Resources

Company Tzoa - Central air monitoring system.

Company Envinity Group - Solution for fine particles, ultrafine particles, viruses, bacteria and more.

Company Studio Roosegaarde - Social design lab of Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde.

Company EarthSense Systems - Environmental monitoring & modelling of air pollution data.

Information Real time Air Quality Index map

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

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

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

Company Virion Biotherapeutics

Company Verona Pharma

More Respiratory Disease resources

Respiratory Disease Blog Posts

Air pollution - a significant killer
07-May-2015

Recent News

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 health

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Honey better than antibiotics in treating respiratory symptoms

Independent - 20-Aug-2020

With its many benefits, clinicians recommend it as an effective alternative

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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 healthspan

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