Air pollution and dementia
'A 40 percent greater risk'
Traffic-related air pollution has been linked to poorer cognitive development in young children, and continued significant exposuremay produce neuroinflammation and altered brain innate immune responses in early adulthood.
Because air pollution already causes substantial health problems, lowering levels would be of great benefit to the public; it might also bring down dementia risk. Even if the reduction in risk is minimal, because dementia is so prevalent, it could make a huge differencehttps://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323088.php?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_country=US&utm_hcp=no&utm_campaign=MNT%20Daily%20Full%20%28non-HCP%20US%29%20-%20OLD%20STYLE%202018-09-20&utm_term=MNT%20Daily%20News%20%28non-HCP%20US%29