Air pollution linked to diabetes, heart disease

A new report suggests that Canadians who live in areas with higher air pollution have an increased risk of dying from conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Surprisingly, researchers did not find any increased risk of dying from respiratory disease. They said they could not explain the findings. Read more HERE.

By |November 6th, 2015|Air Pollution, Cardiology, Pulmonology|0 Comments

Air pollution controls in North Carolina reduced death rates from asthma and emphysema

According to a study published by Duke University scientists, the state of North Carolina’s success in reducing air pollution may explain a substantial decline in deaths from the respiratory illnesses asthma and emphysema during corresponding periods.

Read the paper HERE.

By |October 2nd, 2014|Air Pollution, Pulmonology|0 Comments