Healthy Lifestyle and Leukocyte Telomere Length in U.S. Women

  title={Healthy Lifestyle and Leukocyte Telomere Length in U.S. Women},
  author={Qi Sun and Ling Fang Shi and Jennifer Prescott and Stephanie E. Chiuve and Frank B Hu and Immaculata de Vivo and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Paul W Franks and Joann E. Manson and Kathryn M. Rexrode},
  booktitle={PloS one},
CONTEXT Whether a healthy lifestyle may be associated with longer telomere length is largely unknown. OBJECTIVES To examine healthy lifestyle practices, which are primary prevention measures against major age-related chronic diseases, in relation to leukocyte telomere length. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional analysis in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS). PARTICIPANTS The population consisted of 5,862 women who participated in multiple prospective case-control studies within the NHS cohort… CONTINUE READING
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