A new study points to a correlation between suicide rates and environmental pollution caused by emissions from coal-fired electricity plants in North Carolina.
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.
Researchers report prenatal exposure to PAH can contribute to offspring developing behavioral and cognitive problems due to disruptive effects on early brain development.
A new study reports cumulative pesticide exposure is linked to an increased risk for developing ALS.
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.