Could air pollution cause brain damage?

kade rechteroever

Tiny particles of pollution - inside samples of brain tissue - could be contributing to diseases such as Alzheimer's, according to new research.

The study, led by scientists at Lancaster University, raises a host of new questions about the health risks of air pollution.

Our Science Editor David Shukman assesses its findings.

more info: Ozone, Particulate Matter, and Newly Diagnosed Alzheimer's Disease: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan
 

BBC 05-09-2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37282121

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