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News on environmental zones and air pollution

Signs of Alzheimer on teenagers

Studies on the link between air pollution and Alzheimer's disease are not unequivocal, but the results remain worrying. A study conducted in Mexico City on 153 adolescents published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows the presence of biological markers of the disease in their brain. Another 2017 American study estimates that 21% of Alzheimer's cases are caused by air pollution.