Polyp prevention study surprises as more polyps found with calcium supplements

Calcium supplementation, alone or with vitamin D, has been shown to increase the risk of sessile serrated adenomas or polyps (SSA/Ps) in people with a history of polyps. The findings from the Vitamin D/Calcium Polyp Prevention Study were a surprise for US researchers who expected the supplements to either have no effect or a protective ...

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