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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Behrendt, Heidrun; Alessandrini, Francesca; Buters, Jeroen; Krämer, Ursula; Koren, Hillel; Ring, Johannes 
Title:
Environmental pollution and allergy: historical aspects. 
Abstract:
It may be a coincidence, but it is a fact that the first clear characterization of hay fever began in England where modern industrialization started in Europe. Only at the end of the 20th century were associations of the increasing prevalence of allergy with outdoor air pollution discussed. The seminal study came from Japan from the group of T. Miyamoto linking the increase in Japanese cedar pollinosis to an increased prevalence of Diesel cars and probably exposure to Diesel exhaust in epidemiol...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chem Immunol Allergy 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
100 
Pages contribution:
268-77 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1660-2242 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Molekulare Allergologie und Umweltforschung; Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie