Calcium

Excess calcium in brain may lead to Parkinson's disease

Excess calcium in brain may lead to Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is one of a number of neurodegenerative diseases caused when naturally occurring proteins fold into the wrong shape and stick together with other proteins, eventually forming thin filament-like structures called amyloid fibrils.  

Feb 19, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
 Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Previous studies have come to mixed conclusions about an association between supplements and fracture risk, researchers said.

Jan 01, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Calcium, vitamin D supplements not harmful for older people

Calcium, vitamin D supplements not harmful for older people

They were participants in 33 randomised clinical trials comparing supplement use -- calcium, vitamin D or both -- with placebo or no treatment and new fractures.
 

Dec 28, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
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

You'll never throw away empty egg-shells after watching this video!

The video you are about to watch, demonstrates how you can make your own calcium powder using egg-shells.

Jun 03, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Vegan? Here's how you can get all key nutrients!

Following a vegetarian diet can yield health benefits as it reduces your risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

Apr 29, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Calcium can ensure good night's sleep

The study showed that sleep depends on the activity of calcium inside neurons.

 

Mar 18, 2016, 22:55 PM IST

Vitamin D can prevent heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients

Taking Vitamin D supplements could prevent the development of heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients, a study said on Thursday.

Nov 05, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

World Osteoporosis Day: Nurture your bones with diet and exercise

As the bones become thinner with age, the older you are, the greater your risk of osteoporosis – a common disease of the bone.

Oct 20, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Biomarker for autism that may aid diagnostics found

A fault in the channel of cells related to release of calcium in brain may be linked to certain forms of autism and serve both as a potential biomarker for diagnosing the disorder as well as a potential therapeutic target, new research has found.

Sep 23, 2015, 11:12 AM IST
Here's how rogue supernovas got into deep space

Here's how rogue supernovas got into deep space

 In a new study, scientists have revealed that rogue supernovas that explode all alone got into the deep space most likely by binary black hole slingshots.

Aug 15, 2015, 22:40 PM IST