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10Nov

A new investigation has been launched to assess the impact global warming could have on allergic diseases.

The project is funded by the European Commission and will include researchers from the University of East Anglia. It is the first investigation to focus on an invasive species, Ambrosia Artemisiifolia commonly known as ragweed. It is native to North America and it’s pollen is a strong allergen that can cause asthma, hay fever and eczema.

Although ragweed has not yet reached the UK it is spreading alarmingly fast across parts of mainland Europe and Japan.

This study will assess how rising temperatures could intensify the serious health problems associated with the plant.

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