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Calcium and vitamin D supplements may not lower risk of fracture, study finds
Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may not actually lower fracture risks for elder adults living independently, according to a new analysis of past studies published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The researchers looked at 51,145 participants from 33 clinical
Studies Show Calcium Supplements May Not Perform As Expected
Two new studies find that supplements may do more harm than good for some people.
6 Stroke Risk Factors All Women Should Know
For the first time in history, stroke-prevention guidelines have been released for women. And there is a good reason why we're being singled out. More than half of the 795,000 strokes that happen in the US annually occur in women. In addition, a recent study in the journal Neurology found that
15 Weird Things Linked to Heart Attacks
When it comes to heart attacks, most people think a steady diet of greasy food and sedentary living is to blame. While it's true that diet and lifestyle play a role (not to mention, family history), there are other, less common factors linked with heart trouble. Here are some weird things that you
Calcium Pills May Hurt Men's Hearts
The use of calcium supplements , common among the elderly today, was linked with an elevated risk for cardiovascular death in men, a new study found. Compared with men who did not take calcium supplements, those taking more than 1,000 mg per day had a 20 percent higher risk of dying from
Low-Fat Yogurt May Cut High Blood Pressure Risk
Reported by Julielynn Wong, M.D., ABC News Medical Unit Low-fat yogurt may help lower your risk for high blood pressure, according to new research. A new study of more than 2,100 adults presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions ...
Kirstie Alley Weight-Loss Products Can't Dance, Suit Claims
Kirstie Alley might dance with the stars, but her weight- loss products are less than stellar, a new lawsuit claims. The class-action lawsuit was filed against the former “Cheers” actress and Organic Liaison weight-loss supplements, which she hawks on online and television shopping network QVC and
Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Warning
Big question about what millions of us consider the best weapon to protect bones and beat back osteoporosis. Calcium and vitamin. But tonight a jolt some of the nation's top doctors are saying that for a lot of people they're useless and might even do harm. Here's ABC's medical editor doctor
USPSTF Says No to Vitamin D, Calcium for Older Women
Taking vitamin D and calcium supplements that provide no more than the usual recommended daily allowance does not help prevent bone fractures in older women and may actually cause harm, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force . In a draft recommendation issued Tuesday, the USPSTF said
Calcium Supplements Raise Heart Attack Risk?
Now healthy living in a wake up call about something millions of us thought we were supposed to do. Take calcium supplements. A new study out today in a major medical journal warns that the supplements to strengthen our bones. Could be raising the risk of a heart attack. It is his medical editor