Questioning the link between pollution by magnetite particles and Alzheimer's disease

October 11th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. It began from the hypothesis that magnetite particles would generate chemical reactions that could cause oxidative stress for neurons. Researchers have now called this connection into question, showing that it is very unlikely that magnetite is involved in neuron degeneration.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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