Effect of calcium supplements on risk of myocardial infarction

Source: BMJ, 29th July 2010

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Date of publication: July 2010

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: 15 trials were analysed which involved patients taking calcium supplements for more than a year. It was found that calcium supplements without co-administered vitamin D were associated with modest increases in cardiovascular disease.

Length of publication: 9 pages

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