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Air Pollution

"Air Pollution" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Air Pollution" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Air Pollution" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 746 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 78 publications in 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.