Low cognitive ability in early adulthood is associated with reduced lung function in middle age: the Vietnam experience study

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Douglas Carroll, G David Batty, Laust Hvas Mortensen, Ian J Deary, Anna C Phillips

Reduced lung function has been linked to poorer cognitive ability later in life. In the present study, the authors examined the converse: whether there was a prospective association between cognitive ability in early adulthood and lung function in middle age.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThorax
Volume66
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)884-888
Number of pages5
ISSN0040-6376
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Research areas

  • Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Cognition, Cognition Disorders, Disease Progression, Forced Expiratory Volume, Humans, Incidence, Life Style, Male, Middle Aged, Respiratory Insufficiency, Spirometry, United States, Veterans, Vietnam Conflict, Young Adult

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