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Candles, cooking fumes harmful for people asthma

18 Sep 2023 by Ted Escobedo   1 min read

A cozy set table, a nice steak in the pan, and romantic candlelight may sound like the start of a lovely evening. However, a new study from the Department of Public Health at Aarhus University suggests that you should be cautious about inhaling too much of the cozy atmosphere. Karin Rosenkilde Laursen, a postdoc at the department and co-author of the study, says:
"Our study shows that indoor air pollution caused by fumes from cooking and burning candles can lead to adverse health effects such as irritation and inflammation in young individuals with mild asthma. Among other things, we've found indications of DNA damage and signs of inflammation in the blood."
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