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Founded by oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago is a private, nondenominational institution of higher learning. Scientists at the University are working at the cutting edge of virtually every field of science, from cosmological astro... more
Advisory Board Member
National Osteoporosis Foundation
In addition, two recent studies have found evidence that calcium supplements may increase heart attack risk.
Favus says that the evidence for the link is not yet clear, but in the meantime,
Osteoporosis Recs Urge Screening for More Women
"It is time to recognize that men will continue to be neglected until reimbursement for bone-density scans is in place,"
On the other hand, dietary calcium has actually been shown to fight stone formation.
Women in the study with the highest dietary intake of calcium were 65% less prone to kidney stones than those with the lowest calcium consumption from the diet.
Dr. Favus advised, "Optimal calcium intake can be achieved while minimizing kidney stone risk by the use of dietary calcium sources and the avoidance of calcium supplements."
Peoria High Alumni Association - Peoria, Illinois
Anavex Life Sciences Corp
Favus Institutional Research LLC