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Climate change is linked to worsening brain diseases – new study

By Sanjay Sisodiya, Professor of Neurology, UCL
Mark Maslin, Professor of Natural Sciences, UCL
Climate change is making the symptoms of certain brain conditions worse, our new review has found. Conditions that can worsen as temperature and humidity rise include stroke, migraines, meningitis, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s.

Our brains are responsible for managing the environmental challenges we face, especially higher temperatures and humidity, for example by triggering sweating and telling us to move out of the sun and…The Conversation

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