Monthly Archives: August 2014

Aging, Social Support, and Leukocyte Telomere Length (LTL)

Aging and psychological conditions may influence the leukocyte telomere length (LTL) (Carroll et al., 2013; M├╝ezzinler et al., 2013). A meta-study of cross-sectional studies and longitudinal studies indicated inverse associations between age and both absolute and relative LTL, with an … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Sleep Quality

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) often have poor sleep quality (Ulus et al., 2012; Nicassio et al., 2014). For example, in a study of 107 patients, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was found to be associated with the … Continue reading

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