Your Brain on Air Pollution (USC News)


How Does Air Pollution Influence Alzheimer’s Risk? (USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology)

Clean Air Matters for a Healthy Brain (USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology)

Improving Air Quality Reduces Dementia Risk, Multiple Studies Suggest (AAIC)

Better air quality may lower dementia risk among older women (NIH)

Up and coming research: Better air quality may lower dementia risk among older women (USC Environmental Health Centers)

Environmental pollution may contribute to racial/ethnic disparities in Alzheimer’s disease risk, says new study (Keck School News)

The Mystery of 9/11 and Dementia (The Washington Post Magazine)

Even ‘Safe’ Levels of Air Pollution Tied to Brain Shrinkage (Medscape)

USC researchers find links between air pollution, Alzheimer’s (Los Angeles Daily News)

Researchers Investigate The Environment’s Role In Brain Health (Science Blog)



Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia? (Keck School News)

Two new studies explore how pollution affects the brain (USC News)

News Feature: How air pollution threatens brain health (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

How air pollution messes with our minds (Chemical & Engineering News)

Why is air pollution so harmful? DNA may hold the answer (Chicago Tribune)

Air Pollution and Dementia—Through Hazy Data, Links Emerge (ALZFORUM)

Air Pollution May Harm Older Women’s Brains (HealthDay)



USC study connects air pollution, memory problems and Alzheimer’s-like brain changes (USC News)

The Evidence Is Strong: Air Pollution Seems To Cause Dementia (Wired)

Researchers Now Have Even More Proof That Air Pollution Can Cause Dementia (Mother Jones)

EarthTalk: Air Pollutions (Santa Monica Daily Press)

Air Pollution Has Been Found To Increase Rates Of Dementia In Several Studies (Intelligent Living)

Air Pollution May Damage the Brain (NY Times)

How air pollution is doing more than killing us (BBC Future)


$11 million National Institute on Aging grant supports research on air pollution and Alzheimer’s (USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology)