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Research links air pollution to dementia

by Futures Centre, Oct 22
1 minute read

A study in the British Medical Journal has found that air pollution may increase the chance of dementia, further showing that air pollution poses a risk to people of all ages. While the study cannot establish air pollution as a direct cause of dementia, the link between air pollution and increase rates of dementia could not be explained by other factors known to increase the disease. The study found that air pollution increases the risk of dementia by 7%.


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