Calcium has been proven to reduce abnormal development and induce regular turnover among cells in the gastrointestinal tract and breast. Furthermore, it binds to bile and essential fatty acids, potentially reducing damage to the mucous membrane in the large intestine. ‘In conclusion, our findings suggest that calcium intake in keeping with current recommendations is connected with a lower risk of total cancer in women and cancers of the digestive system, especially colorectal cancer, in men and women,’ the authors write.. Calcium associated with lower threat of cancer in women Women with higher intake of calcium may actually have overall a lesser risk of cancer, and men and women with high calcium intakes have lower risks of colorectal malignancy and other cancers of the digestive system, in the February 23 problem of Archives of Internal Medicine according to a written report.Since its start in April 2012, ABIM's Choosing Wisely marketing campaign has partnered with dozens of national health care and consumer groups to build up evidence-based lists of exams and procedures which may be overused within their field.. CPS, AAP launch joint statement on early childhood caries Early childhood caries is a serious health problem in North American Indigenous communities that requires instant attention, say the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics in a joint statement released today.