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Study finds association between air pollution, coronary atherosclerosis

20:00 EDT 11 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(University at Buffalo) Researchers found that long-term exposure to particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide, as well as proximity to vehicular traffic, were associated with severity of coronary artery calcium, or the buildup of plaque in the artery walls. The study was conducted on 8,867 Chinese adults aged 25 to 92.

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