Researchers looking for volunteers in fat and bone study - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Researchers looking for volunteers in fat and bone study

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The University of Alabama at Birmingham says they are looking for volunteers to help with a study into the relationship between bones and fat.

Researchers say that, while obesity rates have been on the increase, bone fractures have also been on the rise. The study aims to find a factors that are related to bone and fat mass accrual in pre-pubescent white girls in an effort to stop obesity and promote healthy bones.

For more information on the study, contact Krista Casazza at 205-975-6226.

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