calcium

McGill research team studies how calcium compounds accumulate in the arteries

Published: 31Jan2018

Team leader Marta Cerruti, using the tools of the Canadian Light Source, has examined the mineralized arteries of genetically modified laboratory mice and found that the pathway in the body that...

UAlberta and McGill scientists uncover a hidden calcium cholesterol connection

Published: 27Jul2017

Scientists at the University of Alberta and McGill University have discovered a direct link between calcium and cholesterol, a discovery that could pave the way for new ways of treating high blood...

Calcium supplements linked to longer lifespans in women

Published: 22May2013

Taking a calcium supplement of up to 1,000 mg per day can help women live longer, according to a study whose lead author was Lisa Langsetmo, a Ph.D. Research Associate at McGill University, and...