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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. 

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.

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.

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? 

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.

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. 

8 ultimate reasons to drink buttermilk every day!

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

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.

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.

Calcium can ensure good night's sleep

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

 

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.

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.

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.