Australian specialists discuss osteoporosis in Spain

The World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases got underway on Thursday in Seville with a number of Australian specialists in attendance.

Among them are Professor Peter Ebeling of the University of Melbourne, who will speak today on the risks and benefits of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in osteoporosis.

He will tell the conference that meta-analyses of calcium supplement trials have shown small increases in relative risks for myocardial infarction and stroke