Particulate Matter: The Clot Thickens: New Clues to PM Action

  title={Particulate Matter: The Clot Thickens: New Clues to PM Action},
  author={Adrian Burton},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={A580 - A581}
  • A. Burton
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Medicine
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
Particulate matter (PM), largely sooty particles from the exhausts of diesel vehicles and fossil fuel–burning power stations, has long been associated with increased cardiovascular events, with peaks occurring within 24 hours of spikes in ambient PM concentration. Researchers, however, have not been sure why this is so. A new report in the October 2007 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that the increase in cardiovascular events seen after spikes in PM pollution may be due to… 
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