Ambient air pollution, even at the low levels common in Australia, is associated with coronary artery calcification in asymptomatic adults. The findings, published in the European Heart Journal, suggest air pollution is a critical residual risk factor for coronary artery disease. The study compared coronary calcium scores (CCS) in 606 adults from Tasmania, Victoria and ...
Australian air pollution levels linked to coronary calcium scores
By Mardi Chapman
6 May 2020