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Calcium intake and colorectal cancer

by Leigh MacMillan Calcium plays key roles in cellular signaling, proliferation and death. Previous studies exploring the relationship between dietary calcium intake and colorectal cancer have had contradictory results, perhaps due to no consideration of variation in calcium reabsorption by the kidney. Qi Dai, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues examined how variation in genes involved in calcium reabsorption related to the risk ...

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