Investigating association between air pollution, dementia risk and role of cardiovascular disease

What The Study Did: This observational study analyzed data from about 2,900 older residents of Stockholm to examine the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and the risk of developing dementia, along with what role cardiovascular disease might have.

Authors: Giulia Grande, M.D., of the Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University in Stockholm, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.4914)

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JAMA Neurology