Tag Archives: Allergy

Allergies, asthma and the environment (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Allergies, asthma and the environment. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) The “hygiene hypothesis” In 1989 a scientists named Strachan proposed a novel but speculative explanation for the principal epidemiological features of hay fever and the apparent rise in the prevalence of allergic … Continue reading

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2013. Hot topics and thoughts identified in environmental science from public access media. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


2013. Hot topics and thoughts identified in environmental science from public access media. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3308.1200 I believe that it is important to keep active digesting information from different sources and points of view in order to have … Continue reading

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Genetic evolution. Survival of the fittest. How fit are We to compete with the new? (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Genetic Evolution and Survival of the fittest. How fit are We to compete with the new? (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) Just a thought, when talking about genetic manipulation, it seems to me that it is coming to a point where it … Continue reading

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Understanding pollen seasons and hay fever. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD)


Understanding pollen seasons and hay fever. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla, PhD) Pollen seasons and Hay fever. Pollen from grasses, trees, and weeds is the wonderful substance that allow plants to reproduce, but it is also responsible for numerous allergic reactions people … Continue reading

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More pollen versus more plants. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


More pollen versus more plants. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) Some people consider that more pollen means more plants. Pollen is the male sexual cell needed to fertilize the female gametophyte. Pollens of anemophilous plants are dispersed by air currents and, in … Continue reading

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Potential impacts of climate change and climate variability on aeroallergens. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Potential impacts of climate change and climate variability on aeroallergens. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) In 2008 EPA announced the release of the final report entitled: A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and their Associated Effects. … Continue reading

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