Air pollution and vitamin D deficiency linked to dementia



Air pollution, unpure water and vitamin D deficiency are all included in a shortlist of environmental risk factors for dementia.
Scientists compiled the list after reviewing dozens of studies investigating risk factors for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia besides those linked to genetics, medical conditions and lifestyle.
Lack of vitamin D, air pollution, exposure to some types of pesticide, and excessive minerals in drinking water were all found to raise dementia risk.
However, experts stressed that the research had only shown associations rather than proven causes of the... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 32
Source: Belper News
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