Calcium

Calcium could reduce risk of osteoporosis after menopause

Calcium could reduce risk of osteoporosis after menopause

Calcium is vital for strong healthy bones and worldwide scientific societies have issued guidance about the daily requirements from childhood to old age. 

Oct 13, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Increase your intake of iron, calcium: 5 tips for healthy nails

Increase your intake of iron, calcium: 5 tips for healthy nails

Increase your intake of iron, calcium and massage your nails with olive oil to keep your nails healthy, say experts.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Scientists identify link between calcium, cholesterol

Scientists identify link between calcium, cholesterol

The findings showed that targeting calcium in the cell could lead to a new way to control cholesterol metabolism that increases the risk of a heart attack or stroke. 

Jul 28, 2017, 00:58 AM IST

Excess calcium behind dangerous hospital infection

The study showed that increased levels of calcium in the gut, because of certain medications or supplements, triggers Clostridium difficile (C. diff) -- a bacterium that chiefly affects older patients living in nursing homes, or those who have been confined to a hospital environment for a long time. 

Jul 15, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Mineral water a good source of calcium, says study

Mineral water a good source of calcium, says study

A new study says that mineral water can be a good source of calcium and can come as an alternative to dairy and milk products.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Harder calcium deposits may predict heart attack risk

Harder calcium deposits may predict heart attack risk

For the study, the team evaluated the composition of coronary artery plaque identified in the subjects through computerised tomography (CT) coronary angiography.

Mar 19, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Want to add iron, calcium in your diet? Check out these yummy ways!

Want to add iron, calcium in your diet? Check out these yummy ways!

Do you want to include iron, calcium to your daily diet in a yummy way? 

Mar 07, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Low Vitamin D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked

Low Vitamin D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked

A systematic review of seven studies say that lack of Vitamin D in human body is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.

Nov 08, 2016, 21:10 PM IST
Low Vitamin D levels may up bladder cancer risk

Low Vitamin D levels may up bladder cancer risk

Vitamin D, which is produced by the body through exposure to sunshine, helps the body control calcium and phosphate levels. It can also be obtained from food sources such as fatty fish and egg yolks. 

Nov 08, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

8 ultimate reasons to drink buttermilk every day!

Here are some five amazing reasons why buttermilk is a blessing for your health.

Jun 29, 2016, 14:21 PM IST