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Matti Narkia

NEJM -- Long-Term Ozone Exposure and Mortality - 0 views

    Long-term ozone exposure and mortality.
    Jerrett M, Burnett RT, Pope CA 3rd, Ito K, Thurston G, Krewski D, Shi Y, Calle E, Thun M.
    N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 12;360(11):1085-95.
    PMID: 19279340 [
Matti Narkia

Long-term ozone exposure may increase risk of death from respiratory causes - 0 views

    MedWire News: Long-term exposure to ozone is associated with an increased risk of death from respiratory causes, researchers have found.\n\nA two-pollutant model in the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that levels of fine particulate matter less than 2.5 µm in diameter (PM2.5) were associated with death from cardiovascular causes, whereas increased ozone concentrations were associated with an increased risk of death from cardiopulmonary causes.
Matti Narkia

The Heart Scan Blog: What your doctor doesn't know about heart disease - 0 views

    What causes coronary heart disease or coronary atherosclerotic plaque, this thing that we track with heart scans?

    Well, here are a few little-publicized facts about heart disease that you are unlikely to hear from your When's-the-next-stent? cardiologist or the What is there besides statins? primary care doctor.

    (Since everybody knows that smoking is a modifiable risk for heart disease that can be readily identified, let's focus on the blood tests that reveal heart disease causes.)
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3 Mistakes That Contribute To Hemorrhoids Piles | Health Tips Blog - 0 views

    Today health tips is to alert something will afflict 40% of the adult population (or more) at some point of their lives. It's called hemorrhoids piles...
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