[Is calcium supplement useful in aged persons? Calcium supplement reduce the fracture risk in aged persons].Clin Calcium. 2012 May; 22(5):732-5.CC
Some reports suggest that the adequate calcium intake is effective in bone mass maintenance in elderly people. About the relation between calcium intake and fracture, there are few effects only by the calcium intake, and there are the effects by the combining with vitamin D. Also when using the medicine of osteoporosis, the adequate calcium intake is required. Especially Japanese has the low calcium intake level therefore needs the adequate calcium intake.