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City Pollution Causes Short-Memory Loss, Lower IQ in Kids: Study

Children exposed to air pollution in cities tend suffer with short-term memory loss and lower IQ than the children who live in rural and less polluted surroundings, said a study. The study conducted in US cities also shows that children in polluted cities and more prominent among those who carry a gene called the apolipoprotein E4 allele that causes Alzheimer’s ...

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Another toast to coffee by researchers; say daily cup cuts Alzheimer’s by 20%

In another toast to coffee consumption amid caffeine-related side effect, researchers in London have found that drinking up to five cups of coffee per day may help curb Alzheimer’s risk by 20 percent. Caffeine in coffee helps prevent the formation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrulary tangles in the brain – two hallmarks of Alzheimer’s, the findings showed. “The findings suggest ...

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