Use of calcium supplements and the risk of coronary heart disease in 52-62-year-old women: The Kuopio Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention Study.

@article{Pentti2009UseOC,
  title={Use of calcium supplements and the risk of coronary heart disease in 52-62-year-old women: The Kuopio Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention Study.},
  author={Kati Pentti and Marjo T Tuppurainen and Risto Honkanen and Lorenzo Sandini and Heikki Kr{\"o}ger and Esko M. Alhava and Seppo V. Saarikoski},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={73-8}
}
BACKGROUND To analyse prospectively the effect of calcium or calcium+D supplementation on coronary heart disease (CHD) in 52-62-year-old women. METHODS AND RESULTS 10,555 52-62-year-old women from the population-based Kuopio Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention Study (OSTPRE) who did not have CHD at baseline were followed for nearly 7 years in 1994-2001. Information about use of calcium supplements and health events was obtained from two repeated questionnaires in 1989 and 1994… CONTINUE READING
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