Air Pollution Increases Heart Attacks(Science Daily, Oct. 7, 2013)
Also quoted here: Air pollution increases heart attacks (Oct. 7, 2013 European Society of Cardiology)
Today we review research into the health impacts of higher levels of particulate matter on the acute cardiovascular events. The author concludes that the EU threshold of 50 micrograms/m3 needs to be lower, underlining that there is no absolutely safe level when it comes to fine particulates and the heart. Also those over 65 years old are particularly affected so that with the doubling of older segment of society in many countries, this research becomes more important than ever.
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