Neighborhood Noise May Increase Dementia Risk

Republished from Medical News Today Older adults living in noisy neighborhoods may face higher odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, according to new research.  Researchers have examined a wide range of factors — from sedentary behavior to exposure to airborne pollutants to loneliness — to determine whether they raise a person’s risk of dementia. However, only a handful of epidemiological studies have examined the effect of community noise, which refers to the noise coming from cars, trains, planes, construction sites, and similar sources, […]

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