Air pollution linked with seven million deaths globally ,( Majority of these victims are due to Cardiovascular deaths ! )

WHO bulletin  in March 2014

The WHO assessment found the majority of air pollution deaths were linked with cardiovascular diseases.

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For deaths related to outdoor pollution, it found:

  • 40% – heart disease
  • 40% – stroke
  • 11% – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • 6% – lung cancer
  • 3% – acute lower respiratory infections in children

For deaths related to Indoor pollution, it found:

  • 34% – stroke
  • 26% – heart disease
  • 22% – COPD
  • 12% – acute lower respiratory infections in children
  • 6% – lung cancer
  • What are the proposed toxins in the air pollution that harm the endothelium ?

    It is a mixed  masala gas out there  over  our   polluted cities ! .(Atmosphere,  Industrial, Automative ,Domestic, Human , and other invisible  sources ) We need to analyse further to answer this question authentically .

    Though , common sense  is  enough   to establish the  link between air pollution and CAD. We have  lots of evidence coming up  . . .

  • http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.201312-2298OC#.U4NfnIGSwuc

About Dr.Nabil Paktin

Cardiologist , M.D.,F.A.C.C.

Posted on May 26, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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