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Removing 'zombie cells' deters Alzheimer's in mice

World / Science & Health Sep 20, 2018

Removing 'zombie cells' deters Alzheimer's in mice

Eliminating dead but toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice that are designed to mimic Alzheimer's slows neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease, according to a study published Wednesday that could open a new front in the fight against ...

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia

World / Science & Health Sep 19, 2018

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia

Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday. The link remained even after heavy drinking, smoking and other well-established risk factors for dementia were ruled out, the researchers reported in the medical journal BMJ ...