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Study shows that air pollution has detrimental impact on Alzheimer’s risk gene.

Air pollution is a serious public health issue and exposures to concentrations of air pollutants at or above the current standards has been linked to neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. In the USA alone, 200 million people live in areas where pollutants such as ozone and fine particulate matter exceed the standards. Recent studies have found a 138% risk of increase of Alzheimer’s

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