Study Sheds Light on How Air Pollution can Cause Heart Disease

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NANOPARTICLES, POLLUTANTS, IDENTIFIED IN THE MITOCHONDRIA OF HEART CELLS: A new study has confirmed that harmful metallic air pollution nanoparticles are entering the critical, energy-producing structures inside the hearts of people living in polluted cities, resulting in cardiac stress. Professor Barbara Maher. Image Credit: Lancaster University. Researchers used advanced electron microscopy to demonstrate, for the first time, that […]