January 18, 2021

Forest fires, cars, power plants join list of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease

A new study has found that among older Americans with cognitive impairment, the greater the air pollution in their neighborhood, the higher the likelihood of amyloid plaques – a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. The study adds to a body of evidence indicating that pollution from cars, factories, power plants and forest fires joins established dementia risk factors like smoking and diabetes.

 Healthy Aging News — ScienceDaily

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