Navigation Links
A Little Drink May Be Good for Your Bones
Date:3/18/2009

Moderate consumption offers the most protection, study finds,,,,

WEDNESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Older men and postmenopausal women who have one or two glasses of beer or wine a day appear to have stronger bones than both nondrinkers and heavy drinkers, a new study suggests.

Moderate drinking has been associated with decreasing the risk for heart disease, but it also has been linked to increasing the risk for some cancers. And though their study found that beer and wine could be beneficial to bone strength, the researchers cautioned that people need to balance the risks and benefits of alcohol with their individual health concerns.

"We were looking at the relationship between different types of alcohol and bone mineral density [BMD] because there is a controversy about how it might affect bone," said lead researcher Katherine L. Tucker, director of the Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston.

Alcohol was protective of BMD in older men and postmenopausal women, Tucker said, "but we didn't see any relationship in premenopausal women."

Among women, she said, wine was very protective, and in men, beer was the most protective, "partly because men drink more beer and women drink more wine," she said. Drinking liquor was less protective, she added.

And men who had more than two drinks a day actually had the lowest BMD, Tucker said.

What that suggests is that the relationship is complex but there might be components in beer and wine that could help protect bone. For example, beer contains silicon, which has been associated with stronger bone. In wine, polyphenols, which have been linked to protection from heart disease, might also protect bone, she said.

The report is published in the April issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

For the stu
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Limiting Residents Hours Has Little Impact on Patient Mortality
2. Saturated Fat: Even a Little Splurge May Be Too Much
3. How pitching changes little leaguers shoulders
4. New Survey Uncovers Dirty Little Secrets About Americas Oral Care Habits
5. Ferring Announces $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of 2007 My Little Miracle Essay Contest
6. Body Image Has Little Influence on Desire for Plastic Surgery, ASPS Study Reveals
7. U.S. Docs Taught Little About Wartime Ethics
8. Little Evidence Silicone Breast Implants Harm Health
9. Announcing Always Best Care Senior Services Expansion Into the Littleton/Denver, Colorado Area
10. A Little Wine, Sunlight Help Boost Womens Health
11. Pill Poses Little Cervical Cancer Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
A Little Drink May Be Good for Your Bones 
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Worldwide Power Products acquires new assets, certifying ... in Texas. Effective July 1st of this year, Worldwide Power Products acquired operations ... the North Texas acquisition, Worldwide Power Products (“WPP”) now services 1000 generators in ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Many men are confused about ... Renew Man™ is standing up as a voice of authority for men seeking accurate ... aging industry with special experience and expertise in the safe and effective treatment of ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... ... “Dr. Google” before calling a physician. In an effort to share more and ... care provider in Pennsylvania to publicly share patient satisfaction ratings and comments about ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Mesothelioma researchers in Australia have ... may be a viable option. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on ... surgeons at the University of New South Wales, peritoneal mesothelioma patients ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) , ... August 04, ... ... INTIMATELY FEMALE, a striking contemporary look at unique artistic expressions from a diverse ... Motel inside the Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival on September 25-27, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North Texas Acquisition Press Release 2Health News:New Video from Renew Man™ Raises Awareness of the Right Way to Correct Low Testosterone 2Health News:New Video from Renew Man™ Raises Awareness of the Right Way to Correct Low Testosterone 3Health News:UPMC 1st in Pa. to Share Provider Ratings 2Health News:UPMC 1st in Pa. to Share Provider Ratings 3Health News:New Research Reveals Some Patients Experience Extended Mesothelioma Survival with Repeat Treatment, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Sin City Gallery Rocks Life Is Beautiful Festival with INTIMATELY FEMALE at Art Motel 2Health News:Sin City Gallery Rocks Life Is Beautiful Festival with INTIMATELY FEMALE at Art Motel 3Health News:Sin City Gallery Rocks Life Is Beautiful Festival with INTIMATELY FEMALE at Art Motel 4
... women in the Nurses' Health Study has shown that Type ... the most common form of glaucoma//, accounting for about 60 ... the July issue of the journal Ophthalmology. ,Researchers ... ,Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School ...
... used to reduce the levels of LDL cholesterol in ... cause serious muscle// damage. ,Health Canada has ... Pravachol, Zocor, Crestor and Mevacor to include warnings and ... safety information sheets. ,Statin drug users usually ...
... including MRSA, has found its way to the markets of ... one of the few new antibiotics to come on to ... organisms have undergone mutations that enabled them to develop resistance ... MRSA, in hospitals. ,The new drug Tygacil is ...
... degeneration (AMD) is twice as common in elderly smokers as ... the elderly who ate fish at least twice weekly are ... eat fish less than once a week. ... who work at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, which ...
... significantly reduce the load of HIV in Africa.// ... Journal PLoS Medicine, was done on a research, published ... in heterosexual men by about 60%. Now an international ... the research, across Africa to predict the potential impact. ...
... detailing the rampant sexual abuse in NHS mental units is ... in UK eight months ago. //The report says that more ... in the last 24 months. ,The Times newspaper ... which three resulted in pregnancy. Health officials maintain that the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Type 2 Diabetes Increases the Risk of Glaucoma in Women 2Health News:New Drugs To Combat Mutant Bugs 2Health News:Save your Vision with Fish Oil and Quitting Smoking 2Health News:Practise Of Male Circumcision In Africa May Reduce HIV Risks 2
(Date:8/4/2015)... 2015  The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), the ... that one of its portfolio companies, Medrobotics Corporation, has ... Robotic System in the U.S.  ... Medrobotics," said John W. Manzetti , president and ... way since spinning out of The Robotics Institute at ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... , Aug. 4, 2015  Intec Pharma Ltd. (the ... company focused on developing drugs based on its proprietary ... its initial public offering in the United ... at a price to the public of $6.00 per ... the ordinary shares are being offered by the Company.  ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... 4, 2015 P&S Market ... overview, trends, DRO analysis, market segmentation, market size ... and top competitor profiles in: Global ... Development and Demand Forecast to 2020  ... Explore full reports with detailed TOC on Global ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Portfolio Client Medrobotics Receives FDA Market Clearance 2Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Portfolio Client Medrobotics Receives FDA Market Clearance 3Intec Pharma Ltd. Announces Pricing of U.S. Initial Public Offering 2Intec Pharma Ltd. Announces Pricing of U.S. Initial Public Offering 3Global Drug of Abuse (DOA) Testing Market (Size of $2.9 Billion in 2014) to Witness 5% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 2Global Drug of Abuse (DOA) Testing Market (Size of $2.9 Billion in 2014) to Witness 5% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 3Global Drug of Abuse (DOA) Testing Market (Size of $2.9 Billion in 2014) to Witness 5% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 4Global Drug of Abuse (DOA) Testing Market (Size of $2.9 Billion in 2014) to Witness 5% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 5
... Calif., Oct. 11 Threshold,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: THLD ... analysis, it would stop enrollment in a Phase 2 ... patients with,recurrent, sensitive small cell lung cancer. The ... there would be,an adequate response rate to justify complete ...
... KineMed Inc., a,pathway-based drug discovery and development company, ... an investigational agent,to regenerate nerve cells in the ... and mood. The agent, part of a partnered ... behavioral test in a,preclinical model. The findings were ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Threshold Pharmaceuticals to Stop Enrollment in Clinical Trial 2Threshold Pharmaceuticals to Stop Enrollment in Clinical Trial 3KineMed Presents Preclinical Data for Investigational Agent Demonstrating Neurogenesis and Confirming Improvements in Behavioral Model 2KineMed Presents Preclinical Data for Investigational Agent Demonstrating Neurogenesis and Confirming Improvements in Behavioral Model 3
Invacare 5 Oxygen Concentrator, 230 VAC - Intl....
... peptic ulcers are caused by H. pylori ... while the patient is still present with ... of waived or non-waived laboratories.,The Right Choice ... rapid H. pylori test available; helps to ...
... CHECK 02 PLUS CONCENTRATOR ANALYZER Now there ... the operating parameters necessary for performing concentrator ... ™, an efficient and cost-effective analyzer designed ... concentration (%), flow rate (L-min), and patient ...
... Exclusively for the Japanese market:, ... advanced, low-sound level, low-power-consumption, high-performance oxygen ... settings., ,Offered in an attractive, ... was specifically designed to meet the ...
Medicine Products: