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2014-06-19 10:03:46

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some women, shows a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. This randomized, placebo-controlled trial included 163 older (ages 57 to 90) white women whose vitamin D levels were too low. The women took calcium citrate tablets to meet their...

2014-05-12 23:07:45

Leading Parathyroid Expert Babak Larian, MD, FACS Comments on New Study About Vitamin D Supplementation Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 While there is debate within the medical community in regard to the benefits of vitamin D supplementation, and new research in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology suggests that vitamin D supplements are unlikely to reduce health problems, vitamin D still plays a vital role in proper bodily functions. Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced...

2014-04-09 23:25:10

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, comments on new research that suggests higher parathyroid hormone levels increase the risk of hypertension. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Today, Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, responded to new research that suggests higher parathyroid hormone levels may increase the risk of hypertension, commonly referred to as high blood...

2014-03-26 23:26:39

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, discusses parathyroid functionality and its role in calcium regulation. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Calcium levels are critical for good health, so today expert parathyroid surgeon, Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, commented on the connection between parathyroid hormone levels and calcium levels in the body. The parathyroid glands are...

2014-03-25 23:00:32

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills comments on new bone health research and parathyroid hormone’s role in healthy bones. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, Dr. Babak Larian, today responded to new research about bone health. Parathyroid hormone levels influence bone health and ways they contribute to bone conditions, such as osteoporosis. Hyperparathyroidism is...

2013-10-23 23:25:15

Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Los Angeles and renowned parathyroid expert, responds to study outlining advantages of minimally invasive surgery. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 An article published October 17, 2013 on News-Medical.net discusses the results of a study that compared bilateral neck exploration (BNE) to minimally invasive parathyroidectomy for the treatment of hyperparathyroidism. The study found many advantages to...

'Reversal Cells' Prepare For Bone Formation During Bone Remodeling
2013-06-06 21:09:31

Elsevier Health Sciences By analyzing biopsy specimens from patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis and primary hyperparathyroidism, investigators have begun to pay increasing attention to "reversal cells," which prepare for bone formation during bone remodeling. The hope is that these reversal cells will become critical therapeutic targets that may someday prevent osteoporosis and other bone disorders. This study is published in the July 2013 issue of The American Journal of Pathology....

2013-04-15 23:03:48

Developed for Norman Parathyroid Center, CalciumPro is the first launch of several planned parathyroid vitamin D, and osteoporosis health mobile applications for smartphones and tablets Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Haneke Design, a leading mobile applications developer, today announced the debut of the CalciumPro mobile application built for Norman Parathyroid Center. By analyzing a patient´s blood, bone density, and other test results, CalciumPro gives patients and their...


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