Combustion-derived air pollution and cardiovascular disease

Amanda I. Hunter*, Nicholas L. Mills, David E. Newby

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Abstract

Air pollution is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease that affects the entire population and is thus a major public health concern. It is important to understand how air pollution increases cardiovascular risk to develop strategies to protect susceptible individuals and reduce the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)492-497
Number of pages6
JournalBritish journal of hospital medicine
Volume73
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

Keywords

  • MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION
  • ATHEROSCLEROSIS
  • PARTICULATE MATTER
  • MORTALITY
  • UNITED-STATES
  • DIESEL EXHAUST INHALATION
  • HEART-DISEASE
  • ULTRAFINE PARTICLES
  • LONG-TERM EXPOSURE
  • RESIDENTIAL EXPOSURE

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