Reid IR, Bolland MJ. - 45774 N - Maturitas 2014 ; 77(1) : 1-3.

Calcium risk-benefit updated–new WHI analyses

The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) has been a landmarkstudy in the provision of medical care to older women, particularly with respect to osteoporosis prevention. Its demonstrationof major adverse effects from the use of oestrogen and progestinsupplements has resulted in a dramatic decrease in the use ofthose interventions.

Keywords: Calcium, Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular disease