Tag Archives: European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)

ALS Study Links Long-term Air Pollution with Development of the Disease

Long-term exposure to air pollution increases the risk of a person developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a Dutch study shows. The study, “Long-Term Air Pollution Exposure and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Netherlands: A Population-based Case–control Study,” appeared in the journal Environmental Health … Continue reading

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Call for urgent action to address Europe’s air pollution

European Respiratory Society publishes new data showing ‘clear link’ between exposure to air pollution and deteriorating lung health in adults The European Respiratory Society has called for urgent action to tackle air pollution in Europe following the release of new … Continue reading

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Major European study finds air pollution–lung cancer link

Exposure to ambient air pollution is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer, particularly adenocarcinoma, a large European cohort study indicates. The association was driven by exposure to particulate matter with diameters of less than 10 µm (PM10) and … Continue reading

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