ESRI Research Bulletin

Local air pollution and asthma among over-50s in Ireland

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June 16, 2020
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Researchers today published a study showing that over-50s in Ireland living in areas with higher levels of air pollution are more likely to have asthma. The study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, was carried out by a team from ESRI, TCD, RCSI, TU Dublin and IT Carlow.