Pediatrics

Magnesium may be as important to kids' bone health as calcium

Parents are advised to make sure their children drink milk and eat other calcium-rich foods to build strong bones. Soon, they also may be urged to make sure their kids eat salmon, almonds and other foods high in magnesium—another ...

Pediatrics

Poorer bone health seen in black children with fractures

(HealthDay)—African-American children with forearm fractures are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency and lower bone mineral density than their peers without fractures, according to a study published online Aug. 27 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk of calcium oxalate stones not affected by oxalate intake

(HealthDay) -- Eating large amounts of oxalate does not significantly affect the risk of developing calcium oxalate stones if the recommended amount of dietary calcium is also eaten, according to a study published in the ...

Health

Expert advises against high doses of supplements

(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.

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