Health Tip: Reading Food Labels
Title: Health Tip: Reading Food Labels Category: Health News Created: 12/5/2013 7:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
New trial assess effects on hip fracture, colorectal cancer incidence in postmenopausal women
New results are in from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Calcium plus Vitamin D Supplementation Trial. These findings assess the effects on hip fracture and colorectal cancer incidence among 30,000 postmenopausal women nearly five years after the seven-year period of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation ended.
Vitamin D link to illness examined
Scientists who conducted a review of hundreds of studies argued that some of the health benefits attributed to vitamin D were the result of a "chicken and egg" misunderstanding.
Study casts doubt on whether extra vitamin D prevents disease
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers cast doubt on the prevailing wisdom that vitamin D supplements can prevent conditions like cancer, diabetes and heart disease, saying on Friday low vitamin D may be a consequence, not a cause, of ill health. The findings could have implications for millions of people who take vitamin D pills and other supplements to ward off illness - Americans ...
Coral Calcium News
Bone grafts may be better with new sea coral material
Bone grafts could one day incorporate sea coral more extensively, thanks to a small clinical study that found refining its properties makes it more compatible and degradable than a currently used derivative.Dr. Zhidao Xia, a specialist in regenerative medicine at Swansea University in the UK, and colleagues from the UK and China describe their findings in the latest online issue of the journal ...
Bone grafts hope after coral study
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