Airmid Healthgroup Blog
airmid healthgroup are delighted to have been shortlisted for a business award in the category Docklands Innovator of the Year 2012 for their research on indoor aerobiology and indoor air quality that was recently presented at an international medical meeting in the United States.
On Thursday, 29th November the Docklands Business Forum are celebrating the extraordinary achievements of Dockland businesses in the field of research and innovation.
The Docklands Business Awards will be held in the Gibson Hotel with a welcome reception at 6.30pm followed by dinner and the award presentations.
The New York Times recently published an article in its health section on the problem of ultrafine particles following a recent study published out of Australia. The study has raised serious concerns as to the safety of many of today’s most popular vacuum cleaners but is it confined to vacuum cleaners?
by Dr Bruce Mitchell, CEO Airmid Healthgroup and Consultant Immunologist
That the emission of ultrafine particles from certain Vacuum Cleaners which incorporate HEPA based filtration can result in consumers being exposed to bacterial fragments, and other noxious particulate materials is of concern and some surprise.
However, recognising that the composition of household dust includes bacteria, viruses, mold and toxins, and with a knowledge of their associated particle sizes, perhaps it should not be surprising.
It’s that time of year again and Orlando Florida hosts the American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting this year from March 2-6. The AAAAI Annual Meeting draws the allergy and immunology specialty's academic and clinical leaders to showcase new research and discuss other developments in allergy, asthma and immunologic diseases. The meeting is attended by more than 7,700 allergist/immunologists, related physicians, allied health professionals and industry representatives.