First Treatment for Serious Complications of Kidney Disease, Parathyroid Cancer


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...

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


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...

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