Smoking damages mouse brains

 

Smoking damages mouse brains

Smoking damages mouse brains.

Signs of Alzheimer’s disease appear after rodents breathe cigarette smoke. Cigarette smoke damages the lungs, but it also wreaks havoc in the brain, a study in mice suggests. Signs of Alzheimer’s disease increased in the brains of animals that breathed cigarette smoke for four months, scientists report February 19 in Nature Communications.