Higher Calcium Intake Fights Off Hyperparathyroidism in Women | News Brief

Increasing calcium intake in women appears to reduce the risk of hyperparathyroidism, according to researchers from New England. After 22 years of follow-up, the risk of primary hyperparathyroidism for women who took more than 500 mg/day of calcium supplements was 0.41 when compared with those who took no calcium supplements.

Abstract: BMJ, October 18, 2012 (online).

 

 

 

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