Association of adult lung function with accelerated biological aging

Rezwan, Faisal I. and Imboden, Medea and Amaral, Andre F. S. and Wielscher, Matthias and Jeong, Ayoung and Triebner, Kai and Real, Francisco Gómez and Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta and Jarvis, Deborah and Probst-Hensch, Nicole M. and Holloway, John W.. (2020) Association of adult lung function with accelerated biological aging. Aging, 12 (1). pp. 518-542.

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Lung function, strongly associated with morbidity and mortality, decreases with age. This study examines whether poor adult lung function is associated with age accelerations (AAs). DNA methylation (DNAm) based AAs, lifespan predictors (GrimAge and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1-PAI1) and their related age-adjusted measures were estimated from peripheral blood at two time points (8-to-11 years apart) in adults from two cohorts: SAPALDIA (n=987) and ECRHS (n=509). Within each cohort and stratified by gender (except for estimators from GrimAge and PAI1), AAs were used as predictors in multivariate linear regression with cross-sectional lung function parameters, and in covariate-adjusted mixed linear regression with longitudinal change in lung function and meta-analysed.AAs were found cross-sectionally associated with lower mean FEV1 (Forced Expiratory Volume in one second) (AA-residuals:P-value=4x10; -4; ; Intrinsic Epigenetic AA:P-value=2x10; -4; ) in females at the follow-up time point only, and the same trend was observed for FVC (Forced Vital Capacity). Both lifespan and plasma level predictors were observed strongly associated with lung function decline and the decline was stronger in the follow-up time points (strongest association between FEV1 and DNAmAge GrimAge:P-value=1.25x10; -17; ).This study suggests that DNAm based lifespan and plasma level predictors can be utilised as important factors to assess lung health in adults.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) > Chronic Disease Epidemiology > Exposome Science (Probst-Hensch)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Sozial- und Präventivmedizin > Exposome Science (Probst-Hensch)
09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
UniBasel Contributors:Imboden, Medea and Jeong, Ayoung and Probst Hensch, Nicole
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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