Assessing a child's exposure to air pollution on a monthly basis from conception to the age of 8.5, researchers found the greater the exposure to air pollution before the age of 5, the greater the alteration in brain structure by preadolescence.
Study raises further concern about exposure to air pollution and Alzheimer's development.
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.
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.
USC researchers report air pollution could have an impact on teenage behavior. The study found particle matter 2.5 can enter the brain, causing inflammation and damage to brain networks associated with emotion and decision making.
According to researchers, air pollution has become one of the leading global risk factors for stroke.
People with elevated exposure to ozone and high levels of a genetic variation are at an increased risk of developing autism, a new study reports.
Researchers find exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk of developing autism in those which a specific genetic disposition to the disorder.
An increase of 10 micrograms per cubic meter of PM10 air pollution on examination days reduced students' test scores by 8% on average, a new study reports.