Immunology

Reducing air pollution could cut rates of childhood asthma

(HealthDay)—Statistical models demonstrate how targeting certain air pollutants could reduce the incidence of childhood asthma, according to a study published online July 22 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Increased risk for oral cancer with exposure to high PM2.5

(HealthDay)—Taiwanese men exposed to high concentrations of fine particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) have an increased risk for oral cancer, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Immunology

Neighborhoods can affect the need for urgent asthma care

In a new study presented at CHEST 2017, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York aimed to determine if the associations between combustion-related air pollutant levels and urgent asthma care differed ...

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