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Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women

Posted 19 Oct 2012 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 19 – Women who do not get enough calcium in their diet are at greater risk for developing a hormone condition caused by overactive parathyroid glands that leads to weak bones and fractures, a new study found. Increasing calcium intake could reduce women's risk for the condition, known as primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), Dr. Julie Paik and colleagues at Brigham and Women's ...

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