cardiology

News in brief: Air pollution causing dyslipidaemia; Screening for primary aldosteronism; Heart of Australia expands

Even low level, chronic air pollution doing us harm   Long term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is associated, in a dose-response manner, with elevated serum triglycerides and decreased HDL cholesterol. Cross-sectional data from more than 4,000 men in the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing Health in Men Study showed that air pollution ...

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