Higher PM2.5 concentrations may link to Alzheimer disease

Higher PM2.5 concentrations appear to be associated with brain amyloid-ß plagues, a signature characteristic of Alzheimer disease. This suggests the need to consider particulate matter more thoroughly in public health policy decisions.

This links back to previous articles, which underline that particulate matter is not only detrimental to the respiratory system, but to organs throughout the human body.


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