Editors' note: Olfaction and risk of dementia in a biracial cohort of older adults.

@article{Alcauskas2018EditorsNO,
  title={Editors' note: Olfaction and risk of dementia in a biracial cohort of older adults.},
  author={Megan Patrick Alcauskas and Steven L. Galetta},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2018},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={98}
}
We read with great interest the article by Yaffe et al. in which a strong association between poorer olfaction and incident dementia was reported. Exposure to airborne lead pollution decades earlier may play a role in this association. In older adults, higher cumulative lifetime exposure to lead, a well-established neurotoxin, was associated with impaired… CONTINUE READING