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Alzheimer’s Disease Is Linked To Air Pollution, New Research Finds

11.2.17 - The study suggests that older women who breathe particles from polluted air, such as car exhausts fumes, are at twice the risk of developing dementia, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Elderly women who carry the APOE4 gene and breathe heavy pollution have a much higher chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a news release on the University of Southern California website. APOE4 is a gene that increases the chance of developing Alzheimer’s.

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