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Impact of climate and air pollution on acute coronary syndromes: an update from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017

Kaluzna-Oleksy, Marta; Aunan, Kristin; Rao-Skirbekk, Shilpa; Kjellstrom, Tord; Ezekowitz, Justin A; Agewall, Stefan; Atar, Dan


During the recent European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2017 several papers reported data on air pollution and ambient temperature in relation to myocardial infarction (MI). Environmental stressors have an unquestionable influence on cardiac health. In fact, global climate change may lead to a variety of negative effects on health, including increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. If greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal
DOI: 10.1080/14017431.2017.1405069


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