Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Controlled human exposures to diesel exhaust

Controlled human exposures to diesel exhaust

Published 31 May 2012

Many extra-pulmonary health effects of diesel exhaust exposure, including systemic inflammation, pro-thrombotic changes, and cardiovascular disease, are considered consequent to pro-inflammatory events and inflammation in the lung. Future research will focus on the relative importance of diesel exhaust components, potential interactions between components and other pollutants, effects in sensitive individuals, and effects of longer or repeated exposures.

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