A pilot investigation of the impact of smoking cessation on biological age.

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Summary of "A pilot investigation of the impact of smoking cessation on biological age."

Smoking is known to increase biological age. However, whether this process is reversible through smoking cessation is not known. In this pilot study, we attempt to determine whether smoking cessation reduces biological age.


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Name: The American journal on addictions
ISSN: 1521-0391


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Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.

Cessation of the habit of using tobacco products for smoking or chewing, including the use of snuff.

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