Researchers find exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk of developing autism in those which a specific genetic disposition to the disorder.
Exposure to air pollution in urban areas could trigger a toxic response in neurons and impact pathways associated with neurodegenerative diseases, researchers report.
Researchers describe how early life exposure to air pollution produces significant brain changes, including enlargement of the part of the brain seen in humans with autism and schizophrenia.
Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during the third trimester of pregnancy puts offspring at higher risk of autism, a new study reports.
According to a new study, children living in cities with significant levels of air pollution face increased risk for short term memory loss, lower IQ and other detrimental neurological problems.
A new study reports mothers who were exposed to a common air pollutant during pregnancy have a higher risk for their child to develop emotional and behavioral problems later on.
A new study ties air pollution concentrations to dispensed medications for psychiatric illnesses.
According to researchers, air pollution has become one of the leading global risk factors for stroke.
Researchers report they have discovered tiny magnetic nanoparticles from air pollution lodged in the human brain. They believe these nanoparticles could contribute to some cases of Alzheimer's.
A new study suggests traffic noise and air pollution from living close to a major road could contribute to an increased risk of developing dementia.