Cognitive Epidemiology: IQ And The Rate of Cancer

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Abstract

Synopsis:

To address studies that indicate an inverse relationship between intelligence and mortality rates, Batty and colleagues capitalized on a large cohort of Swedish men who, upon entry into military service in Sweden were subjected to an assessment of intelligence quotient (IQ) by comprehensive examination of cognitive function.

Source:

Batty GD, et al. IQ in early adulthood and later cancer risk: cohort study of one million Swedish men. Ann Oncology. 2007;18:21-28.

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