Sugary drinks may be connected with hair loss in men – CBS Boston


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By Mallika Marshall, MD
January 16, 2023 / 5:46 PM / CBS Boston
BOSTON — There may be a link between sugary drinks and hair loss in men. 
Researchers surveyed nearly 2,000 young men in China and found that high sugar-sweetened beverage consumption was associated with a higher risk of male pattern baldness.  
Scientists recommend young people reduce their intake of sugary drinks to minimize negative health outcomes, including in this case, hair loss.
Mallika Marshall, MD is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and physician who has served as the HealthWatch Reporter for CBS Boston/WBZ-TV for over 20 years. A practicing physician Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Marshall serves on staff at Harvard Medical School and practices at Massachusetts General Hospital at the MGH Chelsea Urgent Care and the MGH Revere Health Center, where she is currently working on the frontlines caring for patients with COVID-19. She is also a host and contributing editor for Harvard Health Publications (HHP), the publishing division of Harvard Medical School.
First published on January 16, 2023 / 5:46 PM
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