Research: Calcium Intake & Mortality

Research Paper Title: Long Term Calcium Intake and Rates of All Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality: Community Based Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study. Study Question: What is the association of long term intake of dietary and supplemental calcium with mortality from all causes and cardiovascualr disease? Summary Answer: High intakes of calcium (>1400 mg/day) are associated with… Read More

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Panic Disorder & Atrial Fibrillation

  Study Question: Are people with panic disorder more likely to develop atrial fibrillation (AF) in later life? Summary Answer: A large taiwanese cohort study reports that although incidence of AF was small, it was significantly higher in the panic disorder cohort than in the control cohort without panic. Age, male sex, hypertension, ischaemic heart… Read More