Effect of calcium supplements on risk of myocardial infarction

Source: BMJ, 29th July 2010

Follow this link for fulltext

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

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: