Kleinman study links air pollution to Alzheimer's

AirUCI faculty Mike Kleinman is co-author on a new paper describing a study that links air pollution to Alzheimer's Disease.  The team conducted tests of memory and cognitive functions and found that both benchmarks were impaired by exposure to particulate matter. “Air pollution is one of the very few prominent, modifiable environmental risk factors in Alzheimer’s disease,” said Mike.  “Public and environmental regulatory agencies need to accelerate efforts to reduce particulate matter levels in order to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other serious health conditions.”  Read the article

Thursday, May 11, 2023