Woodsmoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Function
Air pollution is linked to respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Wood smoke is a common air in many parts of the world and previous studies indicate that wood smoke induce oxidative stress in the respiratory tract. It is not determined how different types of biomass combustion affect human health. In this study the investigators plan to investigate how inhalation of wood smoke and pellets smoke affect respiratory and cardiovascular health.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
University of Edinburgh
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01488500
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on August 30, 2012
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