Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 7th, 2006
"Epidemiological studies suggest that calcium supplementation may decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. Since the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein (CRP) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and CRP production is potentially responsive to parathyroid hormone, we measured high-sensitivity CRP at baseline and 12 months in a subset of healthy postmenopausal women participating in a randomized controlled trial of the effects of 1 g of calcium daily on the incidence of fractures," scientists in New Zealand report.
A. Grey and colleagues of the University...
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