How living near busy roads ‘can cause heart disease’ when arteries become clogged by traffic air pollution

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Living near a busy road can cause heart disease, research claims.

Long-term exposure to air particles from traffic pollution can cause clogging of the arteries, known as atherosclerosis, according to a study.

Studying 5,000 participants with an average age of 60, researchers – who presented their findings at a conference in Rome, Italy – looked for a link between heart disease and proximity to major roads.

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