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The relationships between body composition characteristics and cognitive functioning in a population-based sample of older British men

  • Efstathios Papachristou1Email author,
  • Sheena E. Ramsay1,
  • Lucy T. Lennon1,
  • Olia Papacosta1,
  • Steve Iliffe1,
  • Peter H. Whincup2 and
  • S. Goya Wannamethee1
BMC Geriatrics201515:172

Received: 29 October 2015

Accepted: 11 December 2015

Published: 21 December 2015

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29 Oct 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Nov 2015 Author responded Author comments - Efstathios Papachristou
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Nov 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Dec 2015 Editorially accepted
21 Dec 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12877-015-0169-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Primary Care & Population Health, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
Population Health Research Institute, St George’s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK