Nano-plastics found in arteries and linked to vascular events

Nano-plastics found in arteries and linked to vascular events

Research reveals for the first time a link between tiny nanoplastics in people’s arteries and an increased risk of heart attack, stroke or death.

The landmark study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine and spearheaded by Dr Raffaele Marfella at the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli in Naples, Italy, raises concerns about the association between internalised plastics and cardiovascular ailments.

The study was conducted among patients scheduled for carotid artery surgery due to plaque build-up, and samples were analysed from 257 individuals.

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