Decreases in short-term memory, IQ, and altered brain metabolic ratios in urban apolipoprotein ?4 children exposed to air pollution

3 febrero 2015

A new study heightens concerns over the detrimental impact of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) ?4 allele — the most prevalent genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease — upon cognition, olfaction, and metabolic brain indices in healthy urban children and teens.