News tagged with calcium supplements
(HealthDay)—Consuming higher amounts of calcium may lower the likelihood of precancerous colon and rectal lesions in people who are at increased risk due to variations in two genes, a new study suggests.
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For non-institutionalized postmenopausal women, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against daily supplementation with ≤400 IU of vitamin D3 and ≤1,000 mg of calcium for primary prevention of fractures, and a lack of e ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
High intakes of calcium (corresponding to diet and supplements) in women are associated with a higher risk of death from all causes, but cardiovascular disease in particular, compared with women with lower calcium intake, ...
Cardiology Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A high intake of supplemental calcium appears to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) death in men but not in women in a study of more 388,000 participants between the ages of 50 and 71 years, ...
Cardiology Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Individuals who do not obtain recommended intake levels of calcium through dietary sources can safely utilize calcium supplements to achieve optimal bone health, an expert panel concludes. These findings appear in the November ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), have published a study that shows no evidence of a link between calcium intake and coronary artery ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A low calcium diet is associated with a higher risk of developing a common hormone condition in women, known as primary hyperparathyroidism, suggests a study published on BMJ website today.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine.
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Calcium and vitamin D supplements are associated with high calcium levels in the blood and urine, which could increase the risk of kidney stones, a new study finds. The results will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today released its comprehensive report, The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition). The updated book, which ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government advisory panel has proposed that postmenopausal women not take low-dose calcium and vitamin D supplements daily to ward off bone fractures.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Calcium supplements might increase the risk of having a heart attack, and should be "taken with caution," concludes research published in the online issue of the journal Heart.
Cardiology May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- That vitamin D and calcium you're taking could be causing more harm than good, a new article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute says.
Health May 04, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have found that magnesium supplements may offer small but clinically significant reductions in blood pressure. In a paper published in the European Journal of ...
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1