Calcium intake and bone mass: A quantitative review of the evidence

@article{Cumming1990CalciumIA,
  title={Calcium intake and bone mass: A quantitative review of the evidence},
  author={Robert Graham Cumming},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
  year={1990},
  volume={47},
  pages={194-201}
}
The relationship between calcium intake and bone mass remains controversial. In this paper, the published research on this association is reviewed using the quantitative technique of meta-analysis. Selection of studies was based on defined eligibility criteria, and information relating to study design was recorded. Study results were converted, where necessary, to similar outcome measures so that direct comparison among studies was possible. A total of 37 eligible papers, representing 49… CONTINUE READING

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