Calcium supplementation does not increase heart risks in older women

New Australian research adds weight to current evidence refuting the notion that links calcium supplements with an increase in the risk of heart disease in elderly women.  This latest study - a meta-analysis conducted by Perth researchers led by Dr Joshua Lewis, Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Unit -included 18 randomised controlled trials involving almost 64,000 women.

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