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There’s no evidence suggesting that a calcium-rich diet causes heart problems. Rachel James

Can calcium supplements cause heart disease?

People taking calcium supplements to mitigate their risk of developing bone disease (osteoporosis) may be doing more harm to their health than good. That’s because a growing body of research shows the…

Protein could help treat bone and joint diseases

The protein, called semaphorin 3A (Sema3A), is expressed by cells that are responsible for bone formation. Mice treated with the protein showed improvements in their bone health, the team of researchers…
About 60% of Australians are not physically active enough to reap health benefits. AAP/Tracey Nearmy

Most Australians are taking a chance with chronic disease

Nearly all Australians are taking a lifestyle risk that will increase the chance of developing a chronic disease, and more…

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