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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