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Green Car Congress: Study suggests city center pollution doubles

Study suggests city center pollution doubles risk of calcium build-up in arteries 29 April 2012 City center residents who took part in a study were almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than people who lived in less polluted urban and rural areas, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of Internal Medicine. Researchers spoke to 1,225 men and women aged 50 and 60 years of age, including 251 (20%) who lived in the centers of major Danish cities. Despite the fact that none of the participants showed any symptoms of heart disease, 43% of the total had CAC. The study also found that people who lived in city centers were 80% more likely to develop CAC than those living in other areas and that males, older participants, diabetics and smokers also faced higher risks. Our study aimed to e...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/04/cac-20120429.html

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