US Veterans: Risk Factors for Biological Ageing

Research Paper Title Hostility and telomere shortening among U.S. military veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Background Chronic disorders of ageing are critical concerns for the US veteran population, which is, on average, two decades older than the non-veteran population. Characterisation of risk factors that may accelerate biological ageing is… Read More

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Associations: Mediterranean Diet & Telomere Length

Objective To examine whether adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with longer telomere length, a biomarker of aging. Design Population based cohort study. Setting Nurses’ Health Study, an ongoing prospective cohort study of 121 700 nurses enrolled in 1976; in 1989-90 a subset of 32 825 women provided blood samples. Participants 4676 disease-free women from nested… Read More