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Toxic air pollution particles found in human brains

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The new study examined brain tissue from people in the UK and Mexico and found abundant particles of magnetite, an iron oxide. Photograph: Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images

Detection of ‘abundant’ magnetite particles raises concerns because of suggested links to Alzheimer’s disease

September 7, 2016 — Toxic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in human brains in “abundant” quantities, a newly published study reveals.  Continue reading Toxic air pollution particles found in human brains