High calcium levels in mitochondria linked to neuronal death in Alzheimer's disease
(Massachusetts General Hospital) For the first time, using a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have documented a link between raised levels of calcium in mitochondria and neuronal death in the living brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: Most people who take calcium supplements do so because they have osteoporosis, which weakens bones, making them more fragile and more likely to break. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Much Breast Milk Does a Lactating Woman Make?
Discussion Each person needs to eat the right about of healthy foods to maintain a healthy body. This varies based on gender, age, activity, healthy problems, or health status. Healthy women who are moderately active and not pregnant or lactating need about 1800-2000 calories/day. Pregnant women are advised to keep the calories the same in the first trimester (about 1800 calories/day), increase ~200-300 (about 2200 calories/day)in the second trimester, and then increase ~300-400 in third trimester (about 2400 calories/day). The increase in calories should be met by a normally balanced and varied diet. When pregnant or br...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 11, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Oral chemical burn due to accidental ingestion of calcium oxide food desiccant in a patient with dementia - Hagiwara Y, Seki K, Takahashi Y.
Oral chemical burns occur when a chemical accidentally enters the mouth, causing burns and ulcers in the oral mucosa, esophagus, stomach, and upper digestive tract if swallowed. Oral chemical burns primarily occur in children because of accidental inges... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Long-term effects of vitamin D deficiency on gait and balance in the older adults - Sahin Alak ZY, Ates Bulut E, Dokuzlar O, Yavuz I, Soysal P, Isik AT.
BACKGROUND& AIMS: Vitamin D deficiency is a public health problem. The resulting data showed that vitamin D is associated not only with calcium homeostasis, skeletal muscle health, but also with some chronic diseases. The aim of the study was to investiga... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Calcium DTPA and Zinc DTPA Drug Products-Submitting a New Drug Application
Clinical/Medical (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

A new strategy to trigger ferroptosis in target cancer cells using drug-metal coordination complexes
(University of Science and Technology of China) Doxorubicin and ferrous ions could form acid-dissociable coordination complexes, which were incorporated into functionally tailored amorphous calcium carbonate nanoparticles and may confer severe ferroptotic damage to target tumor cells, published on Science Advances. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Some calcium is required for binding
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Source: ScienceNOW - April 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Vinson, V. Tags: Biochemistry twis Source Type: news

Calcium as a biased cofactor
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Source: ScienceNOW - April 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Chaturvedi, M., Shukla, A. K. Tags: perspective Source Type: news

UK Oncologist Proposes Novel Treatment for Mesothelioma
Medical oncologist Dr. Angus Dalgleish never did like standard of care treatment for pleural mesothelioma cancer, even when he reluctantly recommended it in the past. He believes now there is something better. Dalgleish, of St. George’s Hospital, University of London, recently published a case report detailing a novel treatment regimen that turned a six-month life expectancy for one patient into a six-year survival. The treatment involved a series of anti-inflammatories that included low-dose naltrexone, vitamin D3 supplements and the vaccine IMM-101, which heightens a patient’s own immune response. “Initially, I was...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 22, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

CRISPR helps identify potential Alzheimer's-related protein
(University of Tokyo) Experts at the University of Tokyo have identified a new protein in the pathway that leads to Alzheimer's disease. Researchers used the 'molecular scissors' of CRISPR/Cas9 to search for new genes related to the neurodegenerative disease. Researchers tested a total of 19,150 individual genes for their effect on amyloid beta levels and ruled out all but one: calcium and integrin-binding protein 1 (CIB1). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for high blood pressure - 1p-a-day capsules to prevent hypertension
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to lower your risk, or even prevent, some high blood pressure symptoms. Add these cheap calcium capsules to your diet every day to avoid the signs and symptoms of hypertension. Should you check your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leading wellness supplement company, FitFormula Wellness, announces...
FitFormula Wellness, makers of products such as their Calcium + Vitamin D powdered calcium supplement, is pleased to announce a charitable effort to support healthcare workers during the Covid-19...(PRWeb April 14, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/leading_wellness_supplement_company_fitformula_wellness_announces_charitable_program_for_healthcare_workers/prweb17050454.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Pain in the body could mean you need more of the vitamin
VITAMIN D functions like a hormone, and every cell in the body has a receptor for it. The ever-important vitamin is needed to help regulate calcium and phosphate levels in the body. What's the sign you need more of it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your body you could lack the sunshine vitamin
VITAMIN D supports various bodily functions. For starters, the fat-soluble vitamin supports the absorption of calcium. What's one sign in the body you're lacking in the sunshine vitamin? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news