How do Impacts of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Health Change?


Repeated measures of inflammation, blood pressure, and heart rate variability associated with traffic exposures in healthy adults (12 page pdf, Jaime E. Mirowsky, Richard E. Peltier, Morton Lippmann, George Thurston, Lung-Chi Chen, Lucas Neas, David Diaz-Sanchez, Robert Laumbach, Jacqueline D. Carter and Terry Gordon. Environmental Health, Aug. 15, 2015)

Today we review research into how various health effects change during and after exposure to road-side air pollution where the effects are measured during these exposures. Two hours exposure was enough to cause acute biological changes such as heart rate variability and inflammation in healthy adults. Elemental and organic carbon and PM2.5 particles were the main cause of these effects.

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