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Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women
A recent study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that healthy post-menopausal women taking 1 gram of calcium supplements daily may be at risk for heart problems such as heart attack, stroke, or even death. For more information, please visit: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.39440.525752.BEv1
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Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women
A recent study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that healthy post-menopausal women taking 1 gram of calcium supplements daily may be at risk for heart problems such as heart attack, stroke, or even death. For more information, please visit: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.39440.525752.BEv1
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women Calcium Ascorbate MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 Heart risks with calcium supplements in healthy post-menopausal women MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 NSAIDS (Motrin, Advil, Aleve) may reduce the ability of aspirin to prevent a second stroke. Ibuprofen MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 NSAIDS (Motrin, Advil, Aleve) may reduce the ability of aspirin to prevent a second stroke. Naproxen MediGuard CRT
2008-08-13 NSAIDS (Motrin, Advil, Aleve) may reduce the ability of aspirin to prevent a second stroke. Aspirin MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Aripiprazole MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Olanzapine MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Quetiapine MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Risperidone MediGuard CRT
2008-08-14 Weight gain associated with use of antipsychotics Ziprasidone MediGuard CRT
2008-08-15 Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases risk for non-cancerous breast disease and stroke Estrogen with Testosterone MediGuard CRT
2008-08-18 Update on potential for acute pancreatitis in patients using Byetta Exenatide FDA
2008-08-21 Inhaled insulin Exubera no longer available after September 1, 2008 Manufacturer
2008-08-21 Drug Shortage Manufacturer
2008-08-21 Illegal Botox Scammers Onabotulinumtoxina FDA
2008-08-22 FDA Is Reviewing Results From a Recent Clinical Trial of Vytorin Ezetimibe with Simvastatin FDA
2008-08-22 FDA Is Reviewing Results From a Recent Clinical Trial of Vytorin Ezetimibe FDA