Association of Neighborhood-Level Disadvantage With Cerebral and Hippocampal Volume.

Hunt, J., W. Buckingham, A. Kim, J. Oh, N. Vogt, E. Jonaitis, T. Hunt, M. Zuelsdorff, R. Powell, D. Norton, R. Rissman, S. Asthana, O. Okonkwo, S. Johnson, A. Kind, and B. Bendlin. “Association of Neighborhood-Level Disadvantage With Cerebral and Hippocampal Volume.”. JAMA Neurology, Vol. 77, no. 4, 2020, pp. 451-60.

Identifying risk factors for brain atrophy during the aging process can help direct new preventive approaches for dementia and cognitive decline. The association of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage with brain volume in this context is not well known.

DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.4501

PubMed: 31904767