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USPSTF posts final recommendation statement on vitamin D supplementation to prevent fractures

USPSTF posts final recommendation statement on vitamin D supplementation to prevent fractures

Calcium supplement intake may increase risk of death from heart disease in men

Calcium supplement intake may increase risk of death from heart disease in men

Calcium supplements may increase men’s death risk

Calcium supplements may increase men’s death risk

Calcium link to PHPT shown

Calcium link to PHPT shown

Merck announces results from odanacatib Phase II trial on post-menopausal osteoporosis

Merck announces results from odanacatib Phase II trial on post-menopausal osteoporosis

Higher doses of Vitamin D may be most beneficial in reducing bone fractures in older adults

Higher doses of Vitamin D may be most beneficial in reducing bone fractures in older adults

Vitamin D–calcium combo reduces mortality in elderly

Vitamin D–calcium combo reduces mortality in elderly

Calcium supplements may increase the risk of heart attack

Calcium supplements may increase the risk of heart attack

Positive top-line results from NPSP558 Phase 3 study on hypoparathyroidism

Positive top-line results from NPSP558 Phase 3 study on hypoparathyroidism

Calcium supplementation does not benefit pregnant women, except for hypertension

Calcium supplementation does not benefit pregnant women, except for hypertension

Higher than IOM recommended Vitamin D levels required for optimizing osteoporosis, low BMD therapy

Higher than IOM recommended Vitamin D levels required for optimizing osteoporosis, low BMD therapy

Study focuses on calcium intake among U.S. population

Study focuses on calcium intake among U.S. population

State court jury rules in favor of Merck in FOSAMAX trial

State court jury rules in favor of Merck in FOSAMAX trial

Milk may reduce risk of bowel cancer: Study

Milk may reduce risk of bowel cancer: Study

UBC receives $7M grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for PRE-EMPT Project

UBC receives $7M grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for PRE-EMPT Project

Merck wins third FOSAMAX bellwether trial

Merck wins third FOSAMAX bellwether trial

New data on Merck’s odanacatib for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women presented at 32nd ASBMR

New data on Merck’s odanacatib for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women presented at 32nd ASBMR

Merck to appeal against jury verdict in retrial of federal FOSAMAX case

Merck to appeal against jury verdict in retrial of federal FOSAMAX case

Dr. Siegal & Son introduces CalciOs cookies to relieve heartburn

Dr. Siegal & Son introduces CalciOs cookies to relieve heartburn

Adequate calcium intake maintains optimum bone mass

Adequate calcium intake maintains optimum bone mass