Navigation Links
Smoking and depressive symptoms in adolescent girls are 'red flag' for postmenopausal osteoporosis
Date:4/3/2013

ege of Medicine, and The Pennsylvania State University recruited 262 healthy girls between 11 and 19 years from a teen health clinic in a large children's hospital and its surrounding community to represent typically developing adolescents and enrolled them in four age cohorts (11, 13, 15, and 17 years). The goal was to have each age cohort reflect the number of smokers proportional to national statistics. The girls each attended three annual onsite visits. Phone interviews were conducted at three-month intervals between annual visits.

Bone accrual trajectories from ages 11 to 19 were estimated for total-body bone mineral content (TB BMC) and lumbar spine and total hip bone mineral density (BMD).

Investigators found that while smokers entered adolescence with equivalent levels of lumbar spine and total hip BMD, overall BMD accrual across adolescence was significantly lower as smoking frequency increased. Depressive symptoms showed a slightly different pattern. Girls with higher levels of symptoms had significantly lower lumbar spine BMD consistently across adolescence. There also was no association between alcohol use or anxiety symptoms or their interactions with age on any bone measure.

"Adolescence is a crucial period of development that lays the foundation for women's health across the lifespan," says lead investigator Lorah D. Dorn, PhD, of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati, Ohio. "As much bone is accrued in the two years surrounding menarche as is lost in the last four decades of life.

"To our knowledge, our study is the first to test and demonstrate that smoking behavior and depressive symptoms in girls have a negative impact on bone accrual across adolescence. It may be premature to advocate screening for BMD in adolescents with depressive symptoms or those who smoke, but our study should be replicated to determine whether gr
'/>"/>

Contact: Eileen Leahy
e.leahy@elsevier.com
732-238-3628
Elsevier Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Most Doctors Dont Help Lung Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Survey
2. Smoking immediately upon waking may increase risk of lung and oral cancer
3. CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ads
4. Genes May Dictate Teens Susceptibility to Heavy Smoking
5. Parents Divorce May Up Kids Odds for Smoking as Adults
6. Penn study finds smoking prolongs fracture healing
7. Smoking affects fracture healing
8. Study: Smoking Increases HPV Risks; polyDNA Recommends Gene-Eden-VIR Against HPV
9. Children of divorced parents more likely to start smoking
10. Smoking linked with worse urothelial cancer prognosis in patients, especially women
11. Lung Transplant Hazard May Rise With Obese Recipients, Smoking Donors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous ... actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, ... researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , ... stronger for men with so-called high-grade prostate cancer ... indicating the presence of the most aggressive and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine ... Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of ... University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work ... a variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, ... roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... biology team has created a new technology for ... could travel the body and selectively target cancer ... biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology ... However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to build ... and respond in a customized fashion. , "The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... affects about one in five infants in the United ... the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic ... however, the April 1, 2014 issue of the ... a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the ... infant colic did not reduce crying or fussing ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly among ... in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: ... article " Internet Use and Depression Among Retired Older ... the authors report that Internet use reduced the probability ... study sample. , Late-life depression affects between 5 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:Internet use may cut retirees' depression 2
... For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that stem ... of potential to become specialized cell types, which suggests ... of diseases and conditions than scientists originally thought. ... Publishing Group, the research teams of Anthony Atala, M.D., ...
... The Merriman Good Life ... raising awareness of the general public to the value of pets visiting residents of nursing homes ... ... the Daisy Project. The Daisy Project is aimed at raising awareness of the general public ...
... ... DentaSOAK®, a professional dental cleaner powerful enough to kill more than 99% of infection-causing ... ... Oklahoma State University found that mouthguards used regularly are highly contaminated with bacteria and ...
... by many young children in child care settings doubles the ... home-based settings watching significantly more on average than those in ... screen time in child care settings in more than 20 ... child care programs in four states, and was guided by ...
... November 18, 2009 -- When people have malaria, they are ... saliva of a mosquito, infect cells in the liver, and ... the parasites replicate and also begin to expose adhesive proteins ... the cells in the bloodstream. Experiments show that infected ...
... control, expert says , SUNDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) ... a seemingly endless buffet of food temptation. While some ... deny themselves any holiday treats. , But there are ... Julie Redfern, manager of Nutrition Consult Services at Brigham ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New research shows versatility of amniotic fluid stem cells 2Health News:Daisy Project Seeks To Increase Pet Visitation In Nursing Homes 2Health News:DentaSOAK Dental Cleaner Reduces Infection Risk Linked to Mouthguards 2Health News:Daycare may double TV time for young children, study finds 2Health News:Daycare may double TV time for young children, study finds 3Health News:Daycare may double TV time for young children, study finds 4Health News:Measuring and modeling blood flow in malaria 2Health News:Go Healthy, Not Hungry for Holiday Eating 2
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 The Brandeis Medical Center, led by Dr. Emmanuel ... and affordable laser tattoo removal experience with the advanced Astanza Duality ... providing high quality cosmetic services with cutting edge medical technology and ... Southern California has seen a dramatic increase in the ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acumed,s new SLIC Screw ... with accompanying instrumentation to place and insert the screw ... soft tissue (e.g. ligament) repair or reconstruction as it ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ) ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Minn. , Jan. 14, 2014   NuAire , a manufacturer ... to agreement with Hitachi Koki of Japan ... in North America . NuAire will utilize its ... and Canada to offer assistance in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3NuAire announces sales and service of Hitachi Koki centrifuges in North America 2
... Stanley Global Healthcare Conference -- SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ... ... ... = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the ...
... Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ), a biopharmaceutical ... on August 25, 2010 the Compensation Committee of the Company,s ... to purchase a total of 10,000 shares of common stock ... options are intended to be incentive stock options to the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mindray Medical to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2Mindray Medical to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 3Mindray Medical to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 4Mindray Medical to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 5Mindray Medical to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 6Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) 2
... CycloPhotocoagulation (ECP) is a surgical approach to ... visualized laser application. The ciliary body (which ... surgeon, from the anterior or posterior segment, ... target tissues are easily and accurately identified ...
... (ECP) is a surgical approach to glaucoma ... laser application. The ciliary body (which produces ... from the anterior or posterior segment, through ... tissues are easily and accurately identified utilizing ...
... Craftsmanship have produced the finest ... Ocutek® now makes them available ... the coveted Meisterbrief certificate, which ... qualified to become Ocutek instrument ...
... is a surgical approach to glaucoma management ... application. The ciliary body (which produces aqueous ... the anterior or posterior segment, through the ... are easily and accurately identified utilizing endoscopy. ...
Medicine Products: