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A Case–Control Analysis of Exposure to Traffic and Acute Myocardial Infarction
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2006)
Background: Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution has been associated with an increased risk of dying from cardiopulmonary and ischemic heart disease, yet few studies have evaluated cardiovascular end points other ...
Reduction in Heart Rate Variability with Traffic and Air Pollution in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
Introduction: Ambient particulate pollution and traffic have been linked to myocardial infarction and cardiac death risk. Possible mechanisms include autonomic cardiac dysfunction. Methods: In a repeated-measures study of ...
The Effect of Particulate Air Pollution on Emergency Admissions for Myocardial Infarction: A Multicity Case-Crossover Analysis
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2005)
Recently, attention has focused on whether particulate air pollution is a specific trigger of myocardial infarction (MI). The results of several studies of single locations assessing the effects of ambient particular matter ...