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Research on the effects of PM2.5 exposure on respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in an aging population

Haocheng Li * 1
1 University Collage London

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Theoretical and Natural Science, Vol. 24, 117-122
Published 20 December 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Haocheng Li. Research on the effects of PM2.5 exposure on respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in an aging population. TNS (2023) Vol. 24: 117-122. DOI: 10.54254/2753-8818/24/20231120.


In contemporary times, there is an observable inclination towards the exacerbation of air pollution, which has emerged as a prominent global environmental issue. Among the various factors contributing to this issue, PM2.5 emerges as a key determinant. The geriatric demographic exhibits a heightened vulnerability to respiratory and cardiovascular disorders. This study offers a thorough analysis of the correlation between PM2.5 and human pathology and epidemiology. It also investigates the many pathophysiological pathways that establish a connection between exposure to PM2.5 and the development of respiratory and cardiovascular disorders. The results of this study suggest that PM2.5 has a substantial impact on the occurrence and fatality rates of several common illnesses within the senior demographic. Furthermore, this paper offers recommendations for potential public health interventions intended to alleviate the adverse effects of this avoidable determinant on the development of diseases and death rates.


aging people, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, pathophysiological pathways, public health


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