List Your Site Instantly
""We were surprised t
LONDON Wholesale Seattle Seahawks Jersey , Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- Researchers at the Imperial College London found that exposure to air pollution more than 30 years ago may still affect an individual's mortality risk today, according to a study published Tuesday.
The new report comes from one of the world's longest running air pollution studies, which included 368,000 people in England and Wales followed over a 38 year period.
The researchers estimated air pollution levels in the areas where the individuals lived in 1971, 1981 Wholesale Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jersey , 1991 and 2001, using measurements from Britain's extensive historic air pollution monitoring networks.
""We were surprised to find pollution has effects on mortality that persist over three decades after exposure,"" said lead author of the study, Dr. Anna Hansell, from the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London.
Highest risks were seen for respiratory disease Wholesale Tennessee Titans Jersey , such as bronchitis, emphysema and for pneumonia. Air pollution also affected mortality risk from cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease, according to the study.
""Our study found that more recent exposures were more important for mortality risk than historic exposures, but we need to do more work on how air pollution affects health over a person's entire lifetime,"" said Hansell.
In the study Wholesale Washington Redskin Jersey , risks from pollution exposures were reported in units of 10 micrograms per cubic meter of air. Researchers compared these levels of exposure with data on disease and deaths. The study suggests that for every additional unit of pollution that people were exposed to in 1971, the risk of mortality in 2002 to 2009 increases by 2 percent.
The researchers also looked at more recent exposure and found a 24 percent increase in mortality
Link to this page:
|Interfuse LLC. All Rights Reserved.|