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The neighborhood you live in could have an impact on your brain and cardiovascular health, a new study reports.
Early-life exposure to high levels of air pollution was associated with poor inhibitory control during later childhood and poorer academic performance during adolescence.
Early-life exposure to atmospheric lead was associated with less mature and less healthy personality traits in adults.
Study reveals an association between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk of age-related Alzheimer’s disease.
Short-term exposure to air pollution, even lower level pollution from charcoal grills or gridlock traffic, can have a negative impact on cognition. However, taking an NSAID medication, such as aspirin, can help minimize the impact.
The more exposure a child has to nitrogen oxide, the higher the risk of them developing mental health disorders at age eighteen.
Prenatal exposure to heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, and arsenic, and increased levels of the mineral manganese, were linked to an increased risk of ADHD and autism spectrum diagnosis in children.
It’s not only our genetics and environment that play a role in aging and longevity, it’s also the random, tiny changes that arise on the cellular level.