Pollution Levels Linked to Physical and Mental Health Problems
New studies show that chronic exposure to air pollution is associated with increased risk of autoimmune disease in adults and depression in adolescents. Other analyses of data have found environmental air pollution from sources such as car exhaust and factory output can trigger an inflammatory response in the body. What's new about a study published in RMD Open is that it explored an association between long-term exposure to pollution and risk of autoimmune diseases, wrote Giovanni Adami, MD, of the University of Verona (Italy) and colleagues.
@debdut Environmental air pollution, according to the World Health Organization, is a major risk to health and 99% of the population worldwide is living in places where recommendations for air quality are not met