More on the Likely Association Between Air Pollution and Increased Risk of Dementia? (BMJ Open / NHS Choices / BBC News / PHE)

Summary

Further evidence has emerged, from London, on the possible link between long-term exposure to air pollution and the likelihood of developing dementia.

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Air pollution linked to dementia risk. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, September 19th 2018.

This relates to:

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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.

See also:

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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:

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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:

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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.

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