26 Sep '11, 6pm

Respiratory Hazards for City Bicyclists. Irónico: un bien común se convierte en riesgo para la salud de los ciclistas

Respiratory Hazards for City Bicyclists. Irónico: un bien común se convierte en riesgo para la salud de los ciclistas

RELATED ARTICLES Diesel exhaust kills throat cells September 11, 2007 10:57 AM Heavy traffic makes breathing a burden in children December 14, 2007 08:17 AM Pesticide Exposure Tied to Asthma in Farmers September 27, 2007 08:38 AM Breathing dirty air may lower kids' IQ February 15, 2008 02:52 PM A new report presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam over the weekend claims that individuals who regularly bicycle in major cities like London and Amsterdam have increased levels of black carbon in their respiratory systems. A condition commonly associated with turn-of-the-century industrial revolution processes, black lung is still persistent in the right environments. City cyclists are at a higher risk simply because they are breathing heavier in a relatively polluted environment. ADVERTISEMENT Black carbon refers to inhalable soot particles p...

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