Further evidence has emerged, from London, on the possible link between long-term exposure to air pollution and the likelihood of developing dementia.
Air pollution linked to dementia risk. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, September 19th 2018.
This relates to:
Carey, IM. Anderson, HR. Atkinson, RW. [et al] (2018). Are noise and air pollution related to the incidence of dementia? A cohort study in London, England. BMJ Open. September 11th 2018; 8(9): e022404.
Air pollution linked to dementia, London study suggests. London: BBC News, September 19th 2018.
PHE Awareness and Surveillance Tool
Public Health England are aware of this potential risk factor:
Chapter 7: Current and emerging health protection issues. [Online]: Public Health England (PHE), September 11th 2018. PHE Publication Gateway Reference No. 2018340.
Possibly also of interest:
Estimation of costs to the NHS and social care due to the health impacts of air pollution. London: Public Health England (PHE), May 2018. PHE Publication Gateway Reference No. 2017858.