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High levels of pollution could increase the risk of having a heart attack for up to six hours after exposure, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists are warning that death rates linked to climate change will increase in several European countries over the next 60 yrs.
Health Sep 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A research team led by University of Massachusetts Amherst resource economist Sylvia Brandt, with colleagues in California and Switzerland, have revised the cost burden sharply upward for childhood asthma and for the first ...
Health Jan 26, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 3
Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers and colleagues have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one's ...
Health May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, will present preliminary work that explores relationships between high-levels of air pollution exposure and health effects ...
Health Feb 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries", according to a study by U.S. researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine.
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A protein critical to development appears to have a grave impact on lungs exposed to smoking and air pollution, researchers report.
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Air pollution from industrial sources near Michigan public schools jeopardizes children's health and academic success, according to a new study from University of Michigan researchers.
Health May 04, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 4 |
Air pollution, even at levels generally considered safe by federal regulations, increases the risk of stroke by 34 percent, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers have found.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |