Urban Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Health

Major cities in Asia, particularly in China also suffered from air pollution from urbanization and motorization. The increasing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has become a major concern of public health among Asian countries.

Many premature cardiovascular deaths come from unhealthy lifestyle and diets; however, the environmental (air) pollution may play an important role in cardiovascular health. Ta-Chen Su presents some new evidences of cardiovascular effects of air pollution in Taiwan.

Speaker: Ta-Chen Su, MD, PhD