Causal impact of local inflammation in the nasal cavity on higher brain function and cognition

Causal impact of local inflammation in the nasal cavity on higher brain function and cognition
Neurosci Res. 2021 Apr 28:S0168-0102(21)00093-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2021.04.009. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTEpidemiological evidence suggests that adverse environmental factors in the nasal cavity may increase the risk for neuropsychiatric diseases. For instance, air pollution and nasal viral infection have been underscored as risk factors for Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, and mood disorders. These adverse factors can elicit local inflammation in the nasal cavity, ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-01By Yuto Hasegawa