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Air pollution speeds up aging of the lungs and increases chronic lung disease risk

Added: 09.07.2019 1:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

A study of more than 300,000 people has found that exposure to outdoor air pollution is linked to decreased lung function and an increased risk of developing COPD. Lung function normally declines as we age, but the new research suggests that air pollution may contribute to the ageing process and adds to the evidence that breathing in polluted air harms the lungs.

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Air pollution linked to cardiovascular disease; air purifiers may lessen impact

Added: 15.08.2017 14:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Exposure to high levels of air pollution increased stress hormone levels and negative metabolic changes in otherwise healthy, young adults in a recent study conducted in China.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

'Good' cholesterol levels reduced with high air pollution exposure

Added: 14.04.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution may be associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

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