Calcium Absorption.-- Calcium Absorption from supplement tablets is correlated with how well the calcium tablet disintegrates.-D.W. Smith D.C. References: (1) Journal: Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 1992 Oct, 11(5):553-60. (2 )American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 1992 Sep, 49(9):2218-22. (3) New England Journal of Medicine, 1985 Jul 11, 313(2):70-3.
Vitamin D and calcium after 80? Supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium reduces the risk of hip fractures and other nonvertebral fractures among elderly women. Summary-- *New England Journal of Medicine, 1992 Dec 3, 327(23):1637-42
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis-prevention.-- Alternatives to estrogen replacement therapy
Headache Syndromes Patient information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of common types of headaches including tension and migraine.
Nutrition and Headaches Includes list of tyramine containing foods which have been found to trigger migraine headaches..
Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Risk. Physical exercise and reduced risk of breast cancer in young women-Summary-- *Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 1994 Sep 21, 86(18):1403-8.
Hypothyroidism and thyroid hormone replacement therapy The new ultra sensitive TSH test aids in the diagnosis of thyroid dysfunction. Includes information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism..
Mammography Current recommendations on how, when and where.
Mammograms-How often? Includes current opinions of the American Cancer Society, American Medical Association and National Cancer Institute.*(1)Jama, 1995 Jan 11, 273(2):149-54. *(2) Jama, 1995 Jan 11, 273(2):142-8.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome--Risk Factors!Summary & Abstracts- *(1). Klonoff-Cohen HS; Edelstein SL; Lefkowitz ES; Srinivasan IP; Kaegi D; Chang JC; Wiley KJ. The effect of passive smoking and tobacco exposure through breast milk on sudden infant death syndrome . *(2) 2. Dwyer T; Ponsonby AL; Blizzard L; Newman NM; Cochrane JA. The contribution of changes in the prevalence of prone sleeping position to the
decline in sudden infant death syndrome in Tasmania. Jama, 1995 Mar 8, 273(10):783-9. (UI: 95165592) Jama, 1995 Mar 8, 273(10):795-8.
Middle Ear Infections in Children Linked to Food Allergies. Summary & Abstracts- *(1)Nsouli TM; Nsouli SM; Linde RE; O'Mara F; Scanlon RT; Bellanti JA. Role of food allergy in serous otitis media. Annals of Allergy, 1994 Sep, 73(3):215-9.
Angiograms A widely used test can itself pose a risk. Before you have an angiogram, read this. Excerpts- *The Best Medicine by: Robert Arnot, M.D. Suggestions for selecting specialists, hospitals and doctors are provided.
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