Nanoparticulate carbon black particles tiny culprits that start emphysema

Posted On: 10/09/15

"When pathologists perform autopsies on smokers who died with severe emphysema, they find that lungs are black in appearance. These emphysematous lungs place strain on lung structures and ultimately other organs. Until recently, researchers and physicians could only guess at the composition of the material that gave the black color to the lungs of smokers..." - Baylor College of Medicine News

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https://www.bcm.edu/news/lung/carbon-black-particles-emphysema