Breathing in diesel exhaust fumes harms women more than men, study finds

Proteins linked to inflammation, infection and heart disease higher in females

Jane Dalton
Saturday 03 September 2022 01:40 BST

Women suffer the ill effects of diesel fumes more than men, scientists believe – but they are not sure why.

Air pollution may be more dangerous for females than males, research suggests.

It is already known that women are more likely to suffer severe asthma that does not respond to treatment.

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