USPSTF: Postmenopausal women should not take vitamin D, calcium

02/25/2013 | Family Practice News · Reuters

Noninstitutionalized postmenopausal women should not take low-dose vitamin D and calcium supplements for primary fracture prevention, as they do not show efficacy in preventing fractures and are associated with a 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.

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