Moderate Drinking May Keep Women's Bones Stong, Study Finds

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: November 15, 2004

Identical twins may look alike on the outside, but their drinking habits may lead to differences on the inside, according to new research. In a study of 46 pairs of female twins, scientists found that if one twin drank moderately and the other drank rarely, the moderate drinker had "significantly denser bones, both at the spine and the hip," said researcher Tim Spector of St.

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