dietary calcium

Try dietary calcium, Vitamin D for bone building


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Has a bone density scan placed you at risk for osteoporosis, tempting your doctor to prescribe a widely advertised bone-building medication? However, an effective first course ... Read more...

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Free milk at schools ‘key to lower bowel cancer’


January 17th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 17 (ANI): A study has found that those who drank free milk supplied at schools have a reduced risk of bowel cancer.Associate Professor Brian Cox and Dr Mary Jane Sneyd ... Read more...

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Calcium supplements ‘increase heart attack risk’


July 30th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Calcium supplements, commonly taken by older people for osteoporosis, increase the risk of a heart attack, according to a new study.An international team of researchers analysed the results ... Read more...

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Dense bones associated with raised risk for prostate cancer


July 29th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study has found that men, who develop prostate cancer, tend to retain denser bones as they age than men who stay free of the disease.This new ... Read more...

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Calcium consumption may up prostate cancer risk in Chinese


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Calcium consumption - even at relatively low levels and from non-dairy food sources such as soy, grains and green vegetables - may increase prostate cancer risk among Chinese ... Read more...

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Low-moderate alcohol consumption does not harm women’s bone health


April 28th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new study has offered more evidence that low to moderate alcohol consumption does not harm bone health in women.There is lack of information on low to moderate ... Read more...

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‘Drink lemonade to prevent kidney stones’


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Drinking lemonade can prevent kidney stones, according to an American expert.Roger L. Sur, director of UC San Diego Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, says consumption of lemonade is ... Read more...

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High calcium levels during pregnancy reduces fetal exposure to lead


September 10th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Women who consume high levels of daily calcium supplements during pregnancy show a marked reduction in lead levels in their blood, according to a new study, which ... Read more...

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Calcium may significantly improve kids bone health


July 31st, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new study has found that higher intakes of calcium may significantly improve bone health in children.To determine how the intake of dietary calcium affects bone ... Read more...

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Calcium improves children’s bone health significantly


July 31st, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) A higher calcium intake may significantly improve bone health in children, a recent study has confirmed. Researchers relied on results of 21 randomised clinical trials with more than ... Read more...

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Hypertensive women face numerous health-related complications


February 8th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Women with hypertension face a number of health-related complications while keeping their high blood pressure under control, according to a new study.A recent data from the American Heart ... Read more...

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Calcium, vitamin D combo best at preventing bone loss


January 18th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 18(ANI): A combination of calcium and vitamin D is better at preventing bone loss in elderly women than simply taking calcium alone, says a new study.Various studies conducted earlier have ... Read more...

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Calcium supplementation may raise heart attack risk for elderly women


January 16th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
London, January 16 (ANI): Calcium supplementation may make older women susceptible to heart attacks, according to a study.This finding runs counter to the suggestion that calcium supplementation, commonly prescribed to postmenopausal ... Read more...

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