Friday, April 21, 2006

Breast-Feeding Duration Linked to Alcoholism in Adulthood: "Breast-Feeding Duration Linked to Alcoholism in Adulthood
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Apr 21 - Early weaning, along with a number of factors, appears to predispose adults to alcohol abuse and hospitalization for an alcohol-related diagnosis, according to data from the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort.
Previous research demonstrated a link between short duration of breast-feeding and alcoholism in men, Dr. Holger J. Sorenson and colleagues at Copenhagen University and the US examined this relationship in a larger cohort that included women and took into account other environmental and familial factors."

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