Air Pollution and Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

  title={Air Pollution and Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Pengfei Fu and Ken Kin-lam Yung},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  • Pengfei Fu, K. Yung
  • Published 24 July 2020
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD
BACKGROUND Ambient air pollution has been associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the elderly. However, its effects on AD have not been meta-analyzed comprehensively. OBJECTIVE We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the associations between air pollution and AD incidence. METHODS We searched PubMed and Web of Science for indexed publications up to March 2020. Odds risk (OR) and confidence intervals (CI) were estimated for particulate matter (PM)10 (PM10), PM2.5… 

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