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08/06/2012 12:06 PM ID: 92373 Permalink   

Alcohol Could Protect Older Women From Osteoporosis

 

A study by researchers at Boston University Medical Center finds that alcohol, when consumed in moderation, may improve women´s bone health. This applies to women in menopause.

In an experiment 40 healthy postmenopausal women drank two small glasses of alcohol daily. When they stopped drinking they had a higher risk of developing osteoporosis.

"Abstinence from alcohol resulted in increased markers of bone turnover (...) whereas resumption of alcohol consumption reduced bone turnover markers," the researchers claim.


 
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everything we have ever been told on bone disease.

I wish they would make their minds up!
 
  by: captainJane     08/07/2012 12:18 AM     
 
 
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