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High calcium level in arteries m ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 29 Jul 2009 10:29pm High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk OAK BROOK, Ill., 30 july 2009-– Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary artery disease (CAD) using coronary calcium scoring, according to a study published in the online edition of Radiology. "The amount of cal ... Read on »
Calcium Needs After WLS by Diane S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:41pm Calcium is one of the main supplements all bariatric centers require for their post-ops. But just how important is it? If you haven't already read the previous post I did on Vitamins, Medications, and Malabsorption After WLS , take the time to read it now. Calcium plays a very important role in the human body. Being a woman, I pay par ... Read on »
Calcium Supplementation Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack by A4M Posted Thu 12 May 2011 10:27pm Posted on 2011-05-10 06:00:00 in Cardio-Vascular | Dietary Supplementation | Women's Health | New research has added to mounting evidence t ... Read on »
Excess of calcium supplements causes health problems by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 12:00am - Too high of an intake of calcium supplements can bring on negative health consequences such as hypertension and kidney failure, according to a commentary appearing in an upcoming 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Societ ... Read on »
High normal calcium level linked to higher risk of fatal prostate cancer by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:06am A recent report revealed that men in the upper tertile of the normal distribution of serum calcium have an approximately 3-fold increased risk of fatal prostate cancer later in life. The stimulus for this research came from recent work on the pathophysiology of metastatic prostate cancer (Schwartz GG. Prostate cancer, serum Parathyroid Hormone and ... Read on »
Before you reach for that calcium supplement... by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 10:00am Many women take a calcium supplement because they feel they ‘should’.  Because they’re over 50. Because they fear their bones will crumble if they don’t.  Their philosophy seems to be that the more calcium you get into you, the stronger your bones will be.  But new research is alerting the world that taking calcium in large doses may be detrime ... Read on »
CALCIUM SUPPLEMENTS – THE PROS & CONS by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Jun 2010 12:59pm The importance of calcium for our bones has long been publicized, but it seems that taking too much in the form of supplements can seriously damage our health. Advertising calcium supplements for the prevention & treatment of osteoporosis - a condition where bones become so brittle that they break easily - has encouraged their widespread us ... Read on »
Our Bodies Are Smart: Example 1,456,973 by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 11 Feb 2009 2:43pm As anyone with basic nutrition knowledge is aware, humans can synthesize Vitamin D from sunlight. Specifically, UVB rays convert a cholesterol precursor on the skin known as 7-dehydrocholesterol into previtamin D3. Previtamin D3 is then converted into Vitamin D3 -- the active form -- with the simple "application" of heat (luckily, sunli ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA suspends pediatric clinical trials of Sensipar (cinacalcet hydrochloride) after report of dea by FDA Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 11:16am en Espanol [2-26-2013] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stopped all pediatric clinical trials of Sensipar (cinacalcet hydrochloride) after the recent death of a 14-year-old patient in a trial.  FDA continues to gather information on the circumstances surrounding the patient’s death.   Se ... Read on »
Merck veteran named R&D chief, after drug setbacks by superdiets Posted Fri 08 Mar 2013 5:57am Merck  & Co will bring back one of its veterans to head research and development, replacing retiring  Peter Kim, who leaves behind a mixed record over the past decade at the drugmaker's highly respected laboratories. Merck, after recent setbacks for some of its most important experimental drugs, said former  Amgen Inc research chief Roger Perl ... Read on »