• Air pollution causes millions of asthma-related ED visits around the world

    22 days ago - By Healio

    At least 14 million asthma-related ED visits around the world are caused by air pollution, according to research published in Environmental Health Perspectives. A significant amount of the pollution is generated by humans, researchers wrote.
    Previous research has shown a link between air pollution exposure and diabetes, faster biological aging and respiratory infections.
    “Our study found that the impacts of air pollution on asthma ED visits are highest in Southeast Asia and the western Pacific regions, most of which were estimated to occur in India and China,” Susan C. Anenberg,
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