respiratory
Lung cancer

Strong evidence biofuel causes lung cancer


Exposure to biofuel doubles the risk of lung cancer in women, finds a systematic review that provided risk estimates for the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study. The analysis of 14 studies found the odds ratios (ORs) for lung cancer risk with biomass for cooking and/or heating were OR 1.17 (95% CI 1.01 to 1.37) overall, ...

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