Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: a meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts

Melissa Bateson*, Abraham Aviv, Laila Bendix, Athanase Benetos, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Stig E. Bojesen, Cyrus Cooper, Rachel Cooper, Ian J. Deary, Sara Hagg, Sarah E. Harris, Jeremy D. Kark, Florian Kronenberg, Diana Kuh, Carlos Labat, Carmen M. Martin-Ruiz, Craig Meyer, Borge G. Nordestgaard, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Gillian V. PepperDora Revesz, M. Abdullah Said, John M. Starr, Holly Syddall, William Murray Thomson, Pim van der Harst, Mary Whooley, Thomas von Zglinicki, Peter Willeit, Yiqiang Zhan, Daniel Nettle

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Original languageEnglish
Article number190420
Number of pages16
JournalRoyal Society Open Science
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019

Keywords

  • biological age
  • telomere length
  • telomere attrition
  • smoking
  • longitudinal
  • CIGARETTE-SMOKING
  • OXIDATIVE STRESS
  • LENGTH DYNAMICS
  • LIFE
  • DETERMINANTS
  • EXPERIENCES
  • CHILDHOOD
  • MORTALITY
  • INCREASE
  • SMOKERS

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Bateson, M., Aviv, A., Bendix, L., Benetos, A., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Bojesen, S. E., Cooper, C., Cooper, R., Deary, I. J., Hagg, S., Harris, S. E., Kark, J. D., Kronenberg, F., Kuh, D., Labat, C., Martin-Ruiz, C. M., Meyer, C., Nordestgaard, B. G., Penninx, B. W. J. H., ... Nettle, D. (2019). Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: a meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts. Royal Society Open Science, 6(6), [190420]. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.190420