Noninstitutionalized postmenopausal women should not take vitamin D and calcium supplements, as they do not show efficacy in preventing fractures and are associated with higher risk of kidney stones, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force stated. It is unclear whether the supplements work for younger populations, according to the statement published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
USPSTF: Postmenopausal women should not take vitamin D, calcium
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