Published in Cardiovascular Week, May 31st, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "An association between air pollution and increased CVD mortality has been reported, but underlying mechanisms are unknown."
"The authors examined short-term associations between ambient pollutants (particulate matter less than 10 micro M in aerodynamic diameter (PM10), ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide) and cardiac autonomic control using data from the fourth cohort examination (1996-1998) of the population-based...
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