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.
According to researchers, air pollution has become one of the leading global risk factors for stroke.
A new study ties air pollution concentrations to dispensed medications for psychiatric illnesses.
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.
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.
Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during the third trimester of pregnancy puts offspring at higher risk of autism, a new study reports.
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 air pollution in urban areas could trigger a toxic response in neurons and impact pathways associated with neurodegenerative diseases, researchers report.
Researchers find exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk of developing autism in those which a specific genetic disposition to the disorder.