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Telomere length and frailty: the Helsinki birth cohort study

M.J. Haapanen et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Finland

Journal : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Objectives Telomere length is associated with aging-related pathologies. Although the association between telomere length and frailty has been studied previously, only a few studies assessing longitudinal changes in telomere length and frailty exist. Design Longitudinal cohort study. Setting and participants A subpopulation of the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study consisting of 1078 older adults aged 67 to 79 years born in Helsinki, Finland, between 1934 and 1944. Measures Relative leukocyte telomere length (LTL) was measured …
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