New evidence reveals a surprising link between air pollution and cognitive health
Research has for years linked exposure to air pollution with health risks like asthma, lung cancer, and, more recently, heart disease.
But now alarming new studies are connecting exposure to brain health. Specifically, researchers have found a correlation between breathing fine particulate matter and an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Scientists at the University of Southern California studied the cognitive health of women between the ages of 65 and 79 for 10 years. They found that those who were exposed to elevated levels of particle …Read More »