Smoking, health and ageing

Calogero Caruso, Claudio Nicita-Mauro, Giuseppe Maltese, Vittorio Nicita-Mauro, Sebastiano Gangemi, Giorgio Basile

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Abstract

On March 19, 2008 a Symposium on Pathophysiology of Ageing and Age-Related diseases was held in Palermo, Italy. Here, the lecture of V. Nicita-Mauro on Smoking, health and ageing is summarized. Smoking represents an important ageing accelerator, both directly by triggering an inflammatory responses, and indirectly by favoring the occurrence of several diseases where smoking is a recognized risk factor. Hence, non-smokers can delay the appearance of diseases and of ageing process, so attaining longevity.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine0
RivistaIMMUNITY & AGEING
Volume5
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology
  • Ageing

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