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Air pollution slashes the survival chances for heart transplant patients, finds study

Air pollution slashes the survival chances for people who have undergone a heart transplant, researchers have found. People who live in areas where there are lots of sooty particles in the air have a 26 per cent increased chance of dying due to infection after receiving a new heart. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio tracked nearly 22,000 people who had received a donor heart between 2004 and 2015. Read more....

 

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