#AAIC21 – Air Pollution Linked to Dementia Risk in Older Women

#AAIC21 – Air Pollution Linked to Dementia Risk in Older Women

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#AAIC21 – Air Pollution Linked to Dementia Risk in Older Women

Limiting air pollution may slow cognitive decline and lower the risk of dementia for older women, according to three analyses involving more than 2,000 women, ages 74 to 92, living across the U.S. “We’ve known for some time that air pollution is bad for our brains and overall health, including a connection to amyloid buildup in the brain,” Claire Sexton, PhD, the director of Alzheimer’s Association’s scientific programs and outreach, said in a press release.…

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