How babies absorb calcium could be key to treating osteoporosis in seniors

September 10th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

New research reveals the mechanism that allows breastfeeding babies to absorb large amounts of calcium and build healthy bones -- a discovery that could lead to treatment for osteoporosis and other bone diseases later in life. The researchers identified calcium-absorbing channels in the lower two-thirds of the small intestines of breastfed infant mice.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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