Inflammatory pathways link socioeconomic inequalities to white matter architecture.

@article{Gianaros2013InflammatoryPL,
  title={Inflammatory pathways link socioeconomic inequalities to white matter architecture.},
  author={Peter J. Gianaros and Anna L. Marsland and Lei K. Sheu and Kirk I. Erickson and Timothy D. Verstynen},
  journal={Cerebral cortex},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          2058-71
        }
}
Socioeconomic disadvantage confers risk for aspects of ill health that may be mediated by systemic inflammatory influences on the integrity of distributed brain networks. Following this hypothesis, we tested whether socioeconomic disadvantage related to the structural integrity of white matter tracts connecting brain regions of distributed networks, and whether such a relationship would be mediated by anthropometric, behavioral, and molecular risk factors associated with systemic inflammation… CONTINUE READING

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