Diesel Fumes & Your Health

University Study Links Diesel Fumes to "Unnecessary Heart Attacks"

Sunday, May 1, 2011 2:56 PM
According to a study from the University of Edinburgh, excessive diesel fumes in cities could be causing unnecessary heart attacks.  Research at the university, funded by the British Heart Foundation, found that healthy volunteers had badly functioning blood vessels after being exposed to fumes.  The study suggested that diesel-emitting vehicles be fitted with "particle trap" devices.

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Holland Groves

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