More dietary calcium may lower risk of cardiovascular disease in women

Higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but is not significantly linked to a reduction of stroke risk in older women, new research from South Korea suggests. Lead author Sung Hye Kong, MD, resident physician in the Department of Internal Medicine of Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea and colleagues conducted their research among individuals in Korea's ongoing prospective community-based Ansung and Ansan Cohort Study that began in 2001.  

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