Short Sleep Duration Is Associated with Shorter Telomere Length in Healthy Men: Findings from the Whitehall II Cohort Study

Marta Jackowska, Mark Hamer, Livia A. Carvalho, Jorge D. Erusalimsky, Lee Butcher, Andrew Steptoe

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Background: Shorter telomere length and poor sleep are more prevalent at older ages, but their relationship is uncertain. This study explored associations between sleep duration and telomere length in a sample of healthy middle and early old age people.Me
Original languageEnglish
JournalPLoS One
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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