Supplements: Taking too many vitamin D pills can risk 'calcium stones' - symptoms to spot
SOME people choose to take vitamin D supplements, though there are risks in taking too many. Vitamin D toxicity, also called hypervitaminosis D, is a rare but potentially serious condition that occurs when you have excessive amounts of vitamin D in your body, explains the Mayo Clinic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nasal Spray for Stopping PSVT Seems Feasible, Safe in Long Term Nasal Spray for Stopping PSVT Seems Feasible, Safe in Long Term
The self-administered spray using a calcium-channel blocker, seen as faster-acting than a pill-in-the-pocket, usually terminated multiple bouts of the arrhythmia over months of use in a cohort study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Young Adult CAC Scans May Be More Fruitful for These Groups
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians can gain a fuller picture of subclinical atherosclerosis in young people thanks to a new tool that calculates coronary artery calcium (CAC) percentile scores by age, sex, and race. For people ages 30-45 years without... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 9, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

‘Double-edged sword’: The supplement linked to 'perilous' side effects like a heart attack
WHILE the protective role of calcium for your bones can't be denied, the research on the supplement form of this mineral is not that black and white. Research looks at "the good, the bad, and the ugly" of calcium supplementation, linking it to some "perilous" side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bioactive remineralization of dentin surface with calcium phosphate-based agents: An in vitroanalysis
Conclusion: The topical application of CPP-ACP and β-TCP agents shows definite potential in promoting the hardening of demineralized dentin surface.Keywords: Beta tricalcium phosphate; bioactive; casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate; demineralization; dentin; remineralizationHow to cite this article:Devadiga D, Shetty P, Hegde MN, Reddy U. Bioactive remineralization of dentin surface with calcium phosphate-based agents: An in vitroanalysis. J Conserv Dent 2022;25:93-7 (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 6, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Give Edible Insects a Chance as an Alternative High-Quality Protein Source, say Scientists
A variety of insect-based delicacies. It is estimated that 2.5 billion people around the world eat insects as part of their regular diet. Encouraging the eating of insects could have health and climate change benefits. Credit: icipeBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, May 6 2022 (IPS) Growing up in Samoya Village of Bungoma County in the Western part of Kenya, Elvis Wanjala has fond childhood memories of the rainy season, chasing and catching black-bellied winged termites in the rain. “The termites would also come inside the house, attracted by the light late in the evening. My mother would sun-dry the termites and pan-fry them. We w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Action Climate Change Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Burea Source Type: news

Taking vitamins in liquid form means they're absorbed ...but are they worth it?
Thinking of taking a supplement? Now you can buy everything from iron to vitamin C and calcium in liquid form - and ingesting them in this way could be better for you. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutrition and Aging: 7 Signs of Inadequate Nutrition
Many Americans, young and old, fall short on vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. But the challenge of getting adequate nutrition may be trickiest for seniors. Research shows that older people may need more of certain key nutrients, such as B vitamins and calcium. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Unnecessary': Calcium pills linked to a ‘significantly’ higher risk of death warns study
CALCIUM supplements have come under scrutiny in recent years for their alleged health risks, but the jury is still out on whether these outweigh their benefits. The findings of a new study, however, have reinforced accumulating evidence that the pills may increase the risk of death from all causes in older adults. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calcium Supplements Linked to Worse Outcome in Aortic Stenosis Calcium Supplements Linked to Worse Outcome in Aortic Stenosis
Oral calcium supplementation was associated with lower survival and a greater need for aortic valve replacement in elderly patients with mild to moderate aortic stenosis, a new study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 28, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

What the Science Says About the Health Benefits of Vitamins and Supplements
From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the supplement industry is valued at more than $30 billion a year. Supplement use has been growing rapidly over the past few decades along with the wellness industry. “The popular belief is that a supplement is going to be helpful for promoting health,” says Fang Fang Zhang, a professor at Tufts University&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandeep Ravindran Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Facial Pain Comes to Light
 Neurons that glow under the microscope offer insight into safer pain reliefIn Brief:Using an imaging technique to visualize pain signals in facial nerves, NIDCR researchers identified a protein that enhances neurons ’ responses to painful stimuli.Blocking the protein in mice blunted pain signaling; the results could inform development of safer, non-opioid pain therapies.The scientists used fluorescence to track surges of pain signaling molecules in facial nerves, which flicker like twinkling lights in response to certain types of pain-related stimuli. | Minghan Hu and Andrew DoyleFrom a throbbing tooth or aching ja...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 27, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Calcium Supplements, Mortality Tied in Seniors With Aortic Stenosis
TUESDAY, April 26, 2022 -- For older adults with aortic stenosis (AS), calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, is associated with increased mortality and aortic valve replacement (AVR), according to a study published online April 25 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Supplements warning: Calcium could increase heart attack risk - take with 'caution'
WHILE supplements represent an integral part of a health routine for many, experts have been questioning their safety. One particular nutrient - calcium - has received a lot of scrutiny due to its blood flooding effect. What's worse, study also links it to an increased risk of a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calcium Supplements Could Spell Trouble for Older Heart Patients
Title: Calcium Supplements Could Spell Trouble for Older Heart PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/26/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/26/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - April 26, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news