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2012-09-13 23:03:22

Agency to build parathyroid and osteoporosis health applications for smartphones and tablets. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Haneke Design, a leading mobile applications developer, today announced that it has been selected by the Norman Parathyroid Center to help develop a line of mobile health applications. Led by James (Jim) Norman, MD, an internationally renowned expert on parathyroid disease and calcium metabolism, the Norman Parathyroid Center at Tampa General Hospital is home...

2012-06-27 02:01:15

Patients with a gland disorder that causes excessive calcium in their blood who also have vitamin D deficiency can safely receive vitamin D treatment without it raising their calcium levels, a new study has determined. The results with one-year follow-up will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. Doctors often fear that raising vitamin D levels will further raise calcium blood levels in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism–in which...

2012-06-25 21:01:40

An investigational parathyroid hormone replacement effectively treated a rare disorder characterized by low calcium and high phosphate levels in the blood, a new study finds. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. The parathyroid hormone replacement is called recombinant human parathyroid hormone, or rhPTH(1-84). It is produced in the lab using a replica of the human parathyroid hormone gene. rhPTH(1-84) is identical to the...


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