Tag Archives: Malmö

The health effect of air pollution from traffic

What would happen if all petrol and diesel-powered vehicles were removed from a smaller European city? Up to 4% of all premature deaths could be prevented, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The researchers used Malmö, … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, Health Effects of Air Pollution | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

As air pollution in Swedish cities goes down, life expectancy goes up

New research has found that those living in the Swedish cities of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö live on average one year longer today than 25 years ago, thanks to a decrease in the level of traffic pollution. Carried out by … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, Europe, Health Effects of Air Pollution, Medical Studies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment