Study links air pollution to sleep-disordered breathing

06/17/2010 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers studied data on more than 3,000 people and found that air pollution and rising temperatures appear to play a role in breathing-related disruptions during sleep. Pollution-related particles "may influence sleep through effects on the central nervous system, as well as the upper airways," according to the co-author of the study.

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