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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:45:39 GMT
• Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis? - The Arctic Sounder

Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis?
The Arctic Sounder
In the search for bears' secrets that could lead to a development of a new drug, Donahue has checked out the animals' parathyroid hormones, which seemed to be the key to their impressive bone resilience. He and his lab colleagues treated rats that had ...

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:40:56 GMT
• Hold the central lymph node dissection for small parathyroid tumors? - The Oncology Report

Hold the central lymph node dissection for small parathyroid tumors?
The Oncology Report
Among 405 U.S. patients treated in the last two decades for parathyroid carcinomas, disease-specific mortality and degree of local tumor invasion did not differ depending on nodal involvement, reported Dr. Kun-Tai Hsu, an associate research specialist in the ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:03:33 GMT
• New Calcimimetic Agent for Hyperparathyroidism Shows Promise in Kidney ... - Pharmacy Times

New Calcimimetic Agent for Hyperparathyroidism Shows Promise in Kidney ...
Pharmacy Times
In a second Phase 3 study, Amgen's investigational treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are receiving hemodialysis achieved its primary and secondary endpoints, the drug manufacturer ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:26:07 GMT
• Amgen phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 to treat SHPT in patients with CKD ... - pharmabiz.com

Amgen phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 to treat SHPT in patients with CKD ...
pharmabiz.com
The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 per cent reduction from baseline in parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels during an Efficacy Assessment Phase (EAP) defined as the period between weeks 20 and 27. These results follow the recent ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:30:28 GMT
• Parathyroid surgery recommended for the symptomatic - Lewiston Sun Journal

Parathyroid surgery recommended for the symptomatic
Lewiston Sun Journal
I had a bone density test, which showed osteopenia, especially in my left hip. I was told that I have hyperparathyroidism, and the only treatment is to have the affected parathyroid glands removed. I was told to come back in six months, unless I want surgery ...



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