Researchers Link Memory Issues, Dementia To Air Pollution

Published: Friday, December 6, 2019 - 3:38pm
Updated: Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:37am
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Researchers have linked some aspects of memory issues, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease to pollution and air quality.

A new study led by the University of Southern California focused on women in their 70s and 80s and concluded that those who were exposed more to polluted air than clean air suffered from higher-intensity memory problems.

To learn more about how the study was conducted and its conclusions, The Show spoke with Andrew Petkus, assistant professor of clinical neurology at USC’s Keck School of Medicine.

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