• Pollution causes rates of angioplasties to spiral, say scientists

    27 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Doctors at the University Hospital in Krakow used data from nearly 16,000 patients who had undergone the operation, which is often dished out as an emergency surgery to treat a heart attack.
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  • Pollution and winter linked with rise in heart attack treatment

    Pollution and winter linked with rise in heart attack treatment

    27 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Heavily polluted areas have a higher rate of angioplasty procedures to treat blocked arteries than areas with clean air, according to new research. Procedures are even more common in winter, the most polluted time of year.
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