Air Pollution in Mexico City Has Detrimental Impact on Alzheimer’s Disease

Air Pollution in Mexico City Has Detrimental Impact on Alzheimer’s Disease
Results from a recent study conducted by scientists at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, Centro Médico Cozumel Universities of Montana, Valle de México, Boise State and North Carolina, revealed that air pollution has a harmful effect on hippocampal metabolites as early neurodegeneration markers among young urbanites that carry an allele 4 of the apolipoprotein E gene (APOE). According to the study, this phenomenon is associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and is also a marker of poor prognosis in the recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI). During their lifetime, chil
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