Research News

Woodsmoke increases risk of COPD in smokers The first scientific study in US on the effects of wood smoke in smokers shows that wood smoke is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and has identified a link that increases the risk for reduced lung function in cigarette smokers.
1 July 2010

Air pollution may trigger cardiac arrest
The dirtier the air, the more likely people are to suffer sudden cardiac arrest, new research from Australia shows...
3 June 2010

Evidence growing of air pollution’s link to heart disease, death
The scientific evidence linking air pollution to heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular death has “substantially strengthened,” and people, particularly those at high cardiovascular risk, should limit their exposure, according to an updated American Heart Association scientific statement...
10 May 2010

Impact of air pollution on asthma in Australia A new report examining the relationship between exposure to air pollution and asthma has been released (22 March 2010) by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Dr. Adrian ...
7 April 2010