TITLE

EN Tackles New Questions About Calcium's Role in Bone Health

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;May2006, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on bone health, which appeared in the February 16, 2006 issue of "The New England Journal of Medicine." Postmenopausal women who used calcium and vitamin D for osteoporosis prevention did not benefit from the therapies. Older women are at less risk of hip fracture. Calcium ad vitamin D may work best in women who have lost a significant amount of bone.
ACCESSION #
21216321

 

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