Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers
Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in children.
The hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.
Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, damage could be seen in the cells of the organ’s critical pumping muscles that contained the tiny particles. The study suggests these iron-rich particles, produced by vehicles and industry, could be the underlying cause of the long-established statistical link between dirty air and heart disease.>https://www.nexusnewsfeed.com/article/climate-ecology/billions-of-air-pollution-particles-found-in-hearts-of-city-dwellers/