Air Pollution Tied To Hardening Of Arteries

From Heart Disease News From Medical News Today
April 26, 2013 - 6:00am

Over time, increased exposure to air pollution is linked to faster "hardening" of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes. Conversely, exposure to reduced levels of air pollution is linked to slowed progression of atherosclerosis. These are the findings of a new study from the US published this week in PLOS Medicine...


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