Traffic-Related Pollution Health Impacts over Short -Term

Medium-Term Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Markers of Inflammation and Endothelial Function (28 page pdf, Stacey E. Alexeeff, Brent A. Coull, Alexandros Gryparis, Helen Suh, David Sparrow, Pantel S. Vokonas, Joel Schwartz, Environmental Health Perspectives, Feb. 24, 2011)

Today’s review article examines the impact of traffic on older people over periods from days to weeks and concludes there is a significant cardiovascular risk – particularly important for countries whose populations of elderly will be doubling over the next 20 years, along with a trend toward more traffic in urban areas.

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