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March 8, 2018
Researchers recently investigated whether there is an association between calcium and vitamin D supplements and fracture incidence in community-dwelling older adults.
March 7, 2018
Law360 (March 7, 2018, 6:32 PM EST) -- Amgen told the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration flouted its statutory mandates by denying the drug giant pediatric exclusivity for its lucrative calcium-control drug Sensipar, urging the reversal of a district court ruling that upheld the agency's denial.
March 6, 2018
Writing in the journal Gut, the team report on findings from the U.S. Vitamin D/Calcium Polyp Prevention Study which was a chemopreventive trial originally designed to see if calcium (or calcium plus vitamin D) supplements reduced the likelihood of further pre-malignant bowel growths in people who hadÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Calcium is essential for our bodies to function. Calcium ions enable cells to communicate with one another, allowing neurons to interact, muscles to contract, and the heart's muscle cells to synchronize and beat. To better understand these processes, in which calcium ions interact with biological moleculesÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
The researchers added that millions of people worldwide take calcium supplements and that any possible risks have to be weighed against potential benefits. The study was led by Dr. Seth Crockett of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. His team tracked outcomes for 2,000ÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
The international team, led by the University of Cambridge, found that calcium can mediate the interaction between small membranous structures inside nerve endings, which are important for neuronal signalling in the brain, and alpha-synuclein, the protein associated with Parkinson's disease. ExcessÃâÃÂ ...
Science Magazine (blog)
February 16, 2018
Being able to see specific protein types and cellular structures in real time through a microscope with dyes, being able to monitor things like calcium flux, oxidative stress, pH and so on through fluorescent probe molecules – there's nothing like it. Just from a medicinal chemist's perspective, the number ofÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Calcium supplements may be linked to the development of colon polyps—small, benign growths that could ultimately develop into cancer, according to a new study. There had been some belief that calcium played a role in colorectal cancer prevention, making it the subject of many studies. While someÃâÃÂ ...
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