Air pollution may increase risk for dementia

Exposure to fine particulate air pollutants (PM2.5) may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to a new meta-analysis from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

In Afghanistan, poverty, lack of education associated with dementia

Poverty was closely associated with higher rates of dementia among older adults in Afghanistan, according to a newly published study in eClinicalMedicine by Jean-Francois Trani, an associate professor at the Brown School.


10 ways to reduce your risk of dementia

Dementia affects millions of Americans—including nearly one in 10 adults over age 65. While the causes of different dementias vary, a 2020 report from a Lancet commission identified several modifiable risk factors that ...

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