Health risks and benefits from calcium and vitamin D supplementation: Women's Health Initiative clinical trial and cohort study

@inproceedings{Prentice2012HealthRA,
  title={Health risks and benefits from calcium and vitamin D supplementation: Women's Health Initiative clinical trial and cohort study},
  author={Ross L. Prentice and Mary B Pettinger and Rebecca D. Jackson and Jean Wactawski-Wende and Andrea Z LaCroix and Garnet L. Anderson and Rowan Chlebowski and Joann E. Manson and Linda van Horn and Mara Z. Vitolins and Mridul Datta and Erin S LeBlanc and Jane A. Cauley and Jacques E. Rossouw},
  booktitle={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2012}
}
The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial randomly assigned 36,282 postmenopausal women in the U.S. to 1,000 mg elemental calcium carbonate plus 400 IU of vitamin D3 daily or placebo, with average intervention period of 7.0 years. The trial was designed to test whether calcium plus vitamin D supplementation in a… CONTINUE READING