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Calcitonin

Calcitonin

After the menopausal period of women, bone loss accelerates very quickly which leads to osteoporosis. Calcitonin is a drug that can treat this type of bone disease. Calcitonin is a hormone that is created by the thyroid gland that is responsible in decrea more...

Brand name(s): Miacalcin,

Thyroid cancer (diseases)

The thyroid is a gland shaped something like a butterfly in the base of the neck. The thyroid is small, but highly valuable as it dictates the release of several hormones along with determining the rate of the body’s metabolism. It is not uncommon for patients to develop fluid filled more...