Obesity induced by a high-fat diet is associated with increased immune cell entry into the central nervous system.


Obesity is associated with chronic low-grade inflammation in peripheral tissues caused, in part, by the recruitment of inflammatory monocytes into adipose tissue. Studies in rodent models have also shown increased inflammation in the central nervous system (CNS) during obesity. The goal of this study was to determine whether obesity is associated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2013.06.007


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