Air pollution and stroke. A new modifiable risk factor is in the air.


Dijon Stroke Registry (Inserm, Santé Publique France), EA7460, university hospital of Dijon, university of Burgundy and Franche-Comté, Dijon, France. Electronic address: [Email]


Evidence from epidemiological studies has demonstrated that outdoor air pollution is now a well-known major problem of public health, mainly in low and middle income countries. Contrasting with myocardial infarction, there are few data on the association of air pollution and stroke.


Air pollution and air pollutants,Ischaemic and hemorrhagic stroke,Mortality,Stroke,