Parathyroid hormone

So you have primary hyperparathyroidism

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The article offers information about primary hyperparathyroidism, a condition common among postmenopausal women. It states that the illness occurs often with no symptoms, or is characterized by n...

Association of Leptin, 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, and Parathyroid Hormone in Women

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Vitamin D deficiency and adipocytokines have been implicated in the etiology of aging-related diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, and diseases of the cardiovascular system. The association bet...

Testing vitamin D status

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The article discusses a review of literature on the status of Vitamin D. It states that the measurements of 25-hydroxyvitamin D is the best available test to gain an estimate of vitamin D status,...

Vitamin D deficiency: a global perspective

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The prevalence of clinical vitamin D deficiency (rickets and osteomalacia) is high in many parts of the world, and there is a resurgence of rickets among children of ethnic minority groups in Eur...

First Treatment for Serious Complications of Kidney Disease, Parathyroid Cancer

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Reports on the approval of Sensipar or cinacalcet, a drug from Amgen Inc. for treating secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis. Health implicati...

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