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B vitamins may have 'protective effect' against air pollution

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

14 March 2017

From the section Science & Environment

B vitamins may offer some protection against the impacts of air pollution, a small scale human trial suggests.

Researchers in the US found that high doses of these supplements may "completely offset" the damage caused by very fine particulate matter.

The scientists involved say the effect is real but stress the limitations of their work.

Rest at link below which includes a link to the short paper.

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Very interesting post on B vitamins/air pollution hellvella. Being diagnosed with 2 autoimmune disease I am personally aware that air pollution is a massive trigger into flare up situations. I welcome all research that will work toward cleaning up the planet and improving the health of the nations.


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