Air pollution tied to poor academics in childhood

Aug 10, 2021 by

New research from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health found that children exposed to elevated levels of air pollution may be more likely to have poor inhibitory control during late childhood and poor academic skills in early adolescence,...

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Eating fish may protect our brains from air pollution

Aug 11, 2020 by

The American Academy of Neurology reports that older women who eat one to two servings each week of baked or broiled shellfish or fish might be able to counteract the effects of air pollution on the brain thanks to...

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LearningRx reviews study on dementia and air pollution

May 25, 2017 by

One-fifth of dementia cases may be caused by air pollution Research published in the journal Translational Psychiatry indicates that exposure to high levels of tiny air pollution particles that are up to 2.5 micrometers in diameter increase an older...

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Brain damage linked to long-term exposure to air pollution

May 22, 2015 by

New research indicates that being exposed to air pollution for an extended number of years–even at low levels–may lead to brain damage. Specifically, the brain damage serves as a marker of age-related cognitive impairment and other brain conditions....

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