Particulate matter and heart disease: evidence from epidemiological studies.

  title={Particulate matter and heart disease: evidence from epidemiological studies.},
  author={Annette Peters},
  journal={Toxicology and applied pharmacology},
  volume={207 2 Suppl},
The association between particulate matter and heart disease was noted in the mid-nineties of last century when the epidemiological evidence for an association between air pollution and hospital admissions due to cardiovascular disease accumulated and first hypotheses regarding the pathomechanism were formulated. Nowadays, epidemiological studies have demonstrated coherent associations between daily changes in concentrations of ambient particles and cardiovascular disease mortality, hospital… CONTINUE READING


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