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Impact of smoking on cognitive decline in early old age: the Whitehall II cohort study

Context: Smoking is a possible risk factor for dementia, although its impact may have been underestimated in elderly populations because of the shorter life span of smokers.; Objective: To examine the association between smoking history and cognitive decline in the transition from midlife to old age.; Design: Cohort study.; Setting: The Whitehall II study. The […]