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Opposing Effects of Particle Pollution, Ozone, and Ambient Temperature on Arterial Blood Pressure
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2012)
Background: Diabetes increases the risk of hypertension and orthostatic hypotension and raises the risk of cardiovascular death during heat waves and high pollution episodes. Objective: We examined whether short-term ...
Black Carbon Exposure, Oxidative Stress Genes, and Blood Pressure in a Repeated-measures Study
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
Background: Particulate matter (PM) air pollution has been associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and elevated blood pressure (BP) is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease. A small number of studies ...