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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

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Company

Digital health startup building an asthma care platform

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Company that develops products for diagnosis and monitoring of respiratory diseases using novel 3D imaging technology

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Developing innovative therapeutics to transform the standard of care for respiratory diseases

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New therapeutic modality designed to transform patient care for respiratory virus diseases

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Company that offers sensors, mobile apps, analytics, and services to support respiratory health management.

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Company providing digital health solutions for respiratory conditions including asthma and COPD.

Product

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

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Respiratory Disease Blog Posts

Air pollution - a significant killer
07-May-2015

Recent News

WHO rewrites air quality guidelines, slashing safe limit for pollutants from fossil fuels by 50%

Guardian - 22-Sep-2021

A step towards breathing harmless air amidst rising evidence of deadly harm from air pollution

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Short term exposure to particulate matter cause specific mortality

The Conversation (UK) - 08-Sep-2021

Exposure reduction targets aim to lower air pollution levels

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Leeds city council set to raise awareness against use of wood burning stoves

Leeds Live - 22-Jul-2021

New action plan to reduce air pollution and improve people's lives

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Toxic lead levels still exists in the London air, even after 20 years of fuel ban

Guardian - 21-Jun-2021

Land contamination can be tackled by placing clean soil on top, but is that enough?

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mTOR inhibitors reversed immune ageing to treat viral infections in older adults

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 21-May-2021

Much needed approach to improve immune function during the COVID pandemic

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