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Both traffic noise and air pollution linked to stroke

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Research and Methods: Subregional/National
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The Integration / Strategies: National strategies, Action plans, Capacity building, Implementation

Road traffic noise and air pollution both increase the risk of having a stroke, recent research from Denmark suggests. The results suggest that traffic noise is more strongly associated with ischaemic stroke, whereas only air pollution appears to be linked with more serious, fatal strokes.

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