Low calcium intake linked to risk of ischemic stroke in women

January 2000
Geriatrics;Jan2000, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p92
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the article `Prospective Study of Calcium, Potassium, and Magnesium Intake and Risk of Stroke in Women,' by H. Iso, M.J. Stampfer, et al., which appeared in the September 1999 issue of the periodical `Stroke.'


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