Pollution, particulate matter and the cognitive consequences

News Medical Life Sciences recently published an article that states “Various metals and chemicals are suspended in the air due to their small particle size. Barring the natural defense mechanisms of the body, the particulate matter enters the systematic circulation. Studies have shown a higher amount of beta-amyloid protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients who reside in polluted areas.” The full text is available here. 

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