Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Teenage binge drinkers could suffer osteoporosis later in life--study (online) July 14:

"Researchers from Loyola University Health System in Chicago, U.S., stated that binge drinking (consuming large amounts of alcohol within a short period of time) during teen years is related to an increased risk of osteoporosis and other health hazards with age. Osteoporosis is a bone-disease leading to an increased risk of fractures due to reduced bone material density (BMD), disrupted bone micro-architecture and, alteration in the amount and variety of proteins in bone. The Times of India (TOI) quoted study-leader and bone-biologist John Callaci, PhD, Loyola University Health System as saying, 'Lifestyle-related damage done to the skeleton during young adulthood may have repercussions lasting decades.'"
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