News

Pollution in Paris causes problems

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6961.1039b (Published 22 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1039
  1. A Dorozynski

    Atmospheric pollution by nitrogen dioxide, a byproduct of vehicle exhausts, in Paris and its suburbs increases by 15-20% the number of people who need to be admitted to hospital for asthma A new survey also shows that atmospheric sulphur dioxide, produced mainly by industry and heating, increases mortality from cardiovascular disease by a tenth.

    The survey, carried out by the Observatory for Health …

    View Full Text

    Sign in

    Log in through your institution

    Free trial

    Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
    Sign up for a free trial

    Subscribe