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Women Who Take Too Much Calcium At Higher Risk Of Death
2013-02-14 16:43:27

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Uppsala University in Sweden details the health benefits of maintaining a steady, moderate calcium level in older women. Prevailing medical wisdom typically recommends an increase in calcium intake for women as they age since the naturally occurring mineral plays a vital role in a variety of biological processes. Currently, more than 60 percent of middle-aged and older women in the US take calcium supplements....

Calcium Supplements Linked To Increased Heart Risk In Men
2013-02-05 11:02:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though they´re often used to promote bone health and stave off osteoporosis, calcium supplements have also been found to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study published online yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine claims men actually have a higher risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease when taking calcium supplements. And men who take these supplements are nearly 20% more likely to die from a...

2013-01-03 13:28:04

Important element in road towards development of new drugs for neurodegenerative diseases All living cells keep their cellular calcium concentration at a very low level. Since a small increase in calcium can affect many critical cellular functions (an elevated calcium concentration over an extended period can induce cell death), powerful cellular mechanisms ensure that calcium concentration quickly returns to its low level. It is known that impairments of cellular calcium regulation...

2012-12-01 05:02:41

Research says Mineral Element “Silica” may help prevent osteoporosis while promoting proper bone growth and development. Learn how the New SilaLive Silica Supplement by Higher Health with Enhanced Diatomaceous Earth and Orthosilicic Acid can impact overall health and wellness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 As one hit wonders are as popular as the flavor of the week inside the weight loss supplement niche, a new natural health supplement has just been introduced...

2012-11-15 12:51:04

Expert Panel Confirms Safety of Calcium Supplements in Relation to Cardiovascular Disease Individuals who do not obtain recommended intake levels of calcium through dietary sources can safely utilize calcium supplements to achieve optimal bone health, an expert panel concludes. These findings appear in the November online edition of Advances in Nutrition, a journal that highlights the significance of recent research in nutrition and illustrates the central role of nutrition in the...

Study Shows Economic Benefits Of Dairy Consumption
2012-11-13 15:53:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted by European researchers analyzed the health economics of increased dairy food, showing the benefits of boosting dietary calcium intake. The latest research reported in the journal Osteoporosis International shows that increasing consumption of dairy foods helps to prevent hip fractures and reduce healthcare costs. The study was based on a new analytical model that links nutrition and fracture risk,...


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2012-04-03 16:31:44

Sandalolitha robusta is a species of dome coral in the family Fungiidae. It is found in the Indo-Pacific oceanic region. This is a large, colonial coral that does not attach to substrate along the seabed. Polyps are embedded in numerous individuals corallites and are separate from one another. They are bordered by alternating wide and narrow septae, calcareous (calcium carbonate) ridges which bear serrated spines. The spines on the costae, the ridges which join the septae to other corallites,...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.