The terrifying truth about air pollution and dementia

Scientists now suspect that a major cause of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s could be the air we breathe. Though we have long known that these tiny particles cause and exacerbate respiratory problems—like asthma and infections and cancers of the lungs—they are also suspected to contribute to a diverse range of disorders, from heart disease to obesity. And now cutting-edge research suggests that these particles play a role in some of humanity’s most terrifying and mysterious illnesses: degenerative brain diseases.

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