A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women. The study reaffirms the safety and importance of the nutrient, says the Council for Responsible...
Researchers have warned that the indiscriminate use of calcium supplements ‘should be abandoned’, as a meta-analysis of 29,000 people suggests the risks of heart problems outweigh the potential benefits.
Makers of calcium supplements can make a qualified health claim for
their possible reduction of high blood pressure, after the Food and
Drug Administration concluded that there is some evidence for the