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Landmark study links air pollution to accelerated buildup of calcium in arteries

South China Morning Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
In a decade-long analysis involving more than 6,000 people in six US states, University of Washington environmental health expert Dr Joel Kaufman found that people living in areas with more outdoor pollution built up calcium in the arteries of their ...

Clear Brine Fluids (Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Bromide, Calcium Bromide ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Based on product type, the clear brine fluids market has been segmented into potassium chloride, calcium chloride, sodium chloride, calcium bromide, potassium bromide, sodium bromide and others (including zinc bromide and ammonium chloride).

Gettting to the heart of coronary calcium scores

The Straits Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The purpose of any screening test is to identify those whose longer-term outlook for heart disease can be improved. Appropriate preventive measures can then be advised for you.

Dr. Sal: Bone health more than just calcium

The News-Press - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Most people understand that bone health declines with age and that we have to supplement with calcium to maintain strong bones.

Calcium: Maintaining the Right Proportions

Discovery Institute - ‎May 21, 2016‎
There are calcium pumps within the plasma membrane of all of the cells of the body and within the sarcoplasmic reticulum of the heart and other muscle cells, which use energy to actively pump Ca++ ions out of the cytosol. In this way, the body ...

Ask Dr. K — Most men don't need calcium supplements

Frederick News Post (subscription) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Over the course of 12 years of follow-up, men who took more than 1,000 milligrams (mg) of supplemental calcium per day were 20 percent more likely to succumb to heart disease than those who didn't take calcium supplements. But there was no connection ...
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Benefits of calcium supplements may be outweighed by cardiovascular risks

Science Daily - ‎May 12, 2016‎
"We conclude that the moderate effect of supplemental calcium and vitamin D on the risk of fractures is not large enough to outweigh the potential increased risk of cardiovascular disease, specifically in women who are at a low risk of bone fracture ...

Calcium channels team up to activate excitable cells

Science Daily - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Voltage-gated calcium channels open in unison, rather than independently, to allow calcium ions into and activate excitable cells such as neurons and muscle cells, researchers with UC Davis Health System and the University of Washington have found.

Calcium woman faces drug charge after one-vehicle accident

WatertownDailyTimes.com - ‎May 23, 2016‎
WATERTOWN - Martie Jo Elliott-Ohara, 42, of 26116 Jewett St., Calcium, was charged by city police early Sunday morning with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, driving while ability impaired by drugs and tailgating.

Scientists identify key factor in mitochondrial calcium uptake and bioenergetics

Science Daily - ‎May 12, 2016‎
"Mitochondria take up calcium in the cell through the uniporter," Dr. Madesh explained. "This process is essential for cell survival.
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Friends of the Earth Claims Calcium is Dangerous for Babies

American Council on Science and Health - ‎May 17, 2016‎
But can calcium be hazardous to your health? Of course it can. Everything in your Thanksgiving dinner has carcinogens known to cause cancer in rats, that is why good scientists don't conflate hazard and risk (whereas the Environmental Defense Fund ...

Few men need calcium supplement

Elko Daily Free Press - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Over the course of 12 years of follow-up, men who took more than 1,000 milligrams (mg) of supplemental calcium per day were 20 percent more likely to succumb to heart disease than those who didn't take calcium supplements. But there was no connection ...

Calcium tests can detect early signs of coronary disease

Herald & Review - ‎May 21, 2016‎
For most people, even those with high calcium scores, the stress test will be normal. At that point, Decatur Memorial Hospital Interventional Cardiologist Tansel Turgut said, any risk factors a patient has that would cause calcification, such as ...

Calcium supplements and kidney stones

STLtoday.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Answer • Getting adequate vitamin D and calcium is the appropriate first step in treating osteopenia, for which the goal is prevention or slowing of progression to osteoporosis.

Meta-analysis concludes protective effect for calcium supplementation against adenoma risk

ProHealth - ‎May 23, 2016‎
May 23 2016. The May 14, 2016 issue of the World Journal of Gastroenterology published the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials that indicate a protective effect for calcium supplementation against the risk of ...

Mitochondria Calcium Uptake Found to Be Regulated by MCUR1 Protein

Mitochondrial Disease News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Mitochondria, the cells' power houses responsible for generating the energy cells need to work, also carry other vital functions, including protecting cells against calcium overload - a condition leading to cell death in cardiovascular and ...

Top calcium-rich foods for stronger bones (Hint: They aren't dairy!)

Bel Marra Health - ‎May 21, 2016‎
calcium-rich foods Until now, you've been told that dairy is a great source of calcium, which is needed for strong bones.
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Calcium Pills May Put Elderly Women At Heart Attack Risk

NDTV - ‎May 13, 2016‎
"The moderate effect of calcium and vitamin D supplements on the risk of fractures is not large enough to outweigh the potential increased risk of cardiovascular disease, specifically in women who are at a low risk of bone fracture," said lead study ...
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Calcium pills may increase risk of heart attack in elderly women

indiatvnews.com - ‎May 16, 2016‎
“The moderate effect of calcium and vitamin D supplements on the risk of fractures is not large enough to outweigh the potential increased risk of cardiovascular disease, specifically in women who are at a low risk of bone fracture,” said Lead Study ...

Boel Eriksson's GP told her she had a calcium deficiency — it was aggressive brain cancer

NEWS.com.au - ‎May 21, 2016‎
My GP said the loss of sensation in my arm was due to calcium deficiency, gave me a referral for a blood test and booked me in to see a psychologist.
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