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ICU Management

#EA22: Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Risk of Severe COVID-19

2022 07 Jun

New research presented at Euroanaesthesia 2022 finds that long-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a greater risk of severe COVID-19. Findings from the study show that people living in counties with higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) were more likely to need ICU care and mechanical ventilation if they had COVID-19. Long-term exposure... Read more

Executive Health Management

Outdoor Air Pollution Classified as Major Environmental Contributor to Fatal Cancer by IARC

2013 24 Oct

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the dedicated cancer agency of the World Health Organisation, has in a recent statement classified outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic to humans.   The IARC Monographs Programme gathered the world’s foremost experts in order to review the latest 1000 scientific papers... Read more