Calcium supplements, heart health linked in men
A new study links bone-strengthening calcium supplements with an increased risk for heart disease.
The National Institutes of Health compiled the data on 400,000 middle-aged men.
Men who took more than 1,000 milligrams of calcium a day were 20 percent more likely to die of heart-related causes than those who did not take calcium supplements.
Men who got their calcium from food did not have a higher heart risk.