Navigation Links
Air Pollution Found To Accelerate Heart Disease

Air pollution may cause and accelerate the narrowing of carotid arteries, according to a recent study. Researchers have found // an association between long-term air pollution and the early stages of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). They say that air pollution, similar to smoking, may contribute to cardiovascular problems at a very early stage of the disease.

Researchers reviewed data from two clinical trials on 798 people ages 40 and older who lived in the Los Angeles area. The data included thickness measurements of the inner lining of participants' neck arteries. It was found that participants' artery inner-lining thickness increased as pollutant amount increased. The association between the two was greatest among people over age 60, women, and those taking cholesterol-lowering medication.

Thus researchers say air pollution causes the body to produce oxidants that cause inflammatory reactions that trigger artery damage. Air particles can move into the blood or brain. However, they say the study was not large enough to make broad generalizations and they say that there's a need for further study because of the implications that the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular disease has.

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pollution could be a risk
2. Pollution- hazardous for diabetics
3. Air Pollution and Heart Attacks
4. Air Pollution Tied to Stroke Risk
5. Air Pollution said To Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
6. Unborn Found To Be More Sensitive to Pollution
7. Pollution Found To Impair Lung Development
8. Pollution can cause damage to fetus in womb
9. Mercury Pollution Linked To Rise In Autism
10. Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy
11. Air Pollution Linked To Heart Disease And Heart Attacks
Post Your Comments:

(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s ... Alexandria Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for ... Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance ... management, will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th ... and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... WAUSAU, Wis. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... formulated standard products to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities ... team of probiotic experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in southern Oregon, ... health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to create AccentCare ... company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight years. This ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen ... to advance the use of wearable and home sensors ... brain disorders. Early Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused ... populations, will provide an affordable analytical system to record ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), ... solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected to appear on ... for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your area: ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, Inc., ... vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced the launch ... the development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax ... provided exclusive access to enabling technologies to the ... MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief Executive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: