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Calcitonin is a 32-amino acid linear polypeptide hormone that is produced in humans primarily by the parafollicular cells (also known as C-cells) of the thyroid, and in many other animals in the ultimobranchial body.
Research may help explain why migraine is more common in women than men

Research may help explain why migraine is more common in women than men

Researchers find new class of blood pressure-regulating peptides in vampire bat venom

Researchers find new class of blood pressure-regulating peptides in vampire bat venom

Novartis: Lancet publishes pioneering study of Aimovig’s efficacy in episodic migraine patients

Novartis: Lancet publishes pioneering study of Aimovig’s efficacy in episodic migraine patients

New pragmatic study launched to understand the effectiveness of new type 2 diabetes drug

New pragmatic study launched to understand the effectiveness of new type 2 diabetes drug

FDA approves Teva’s AJOVY injection for preventive treatment of migraine in adults

FDA approves Teva’s AJOVY injection for preventive treatment of migraine in adults

Research uncovers miscarriage cause, identifies potential targets for treatment

Research uncovers miscarriage cause, identifies potential targets for treatment

Scientists examine how specific eating patterns could help fight cancer and obesity

Scientists examine how specific eating patterns could help fight cancer and obesity

New drug for migraine in the pipeline

New drug for migraine in the pipeline

New findings about fruit fly's body temperature rhythms may help people sleep better

New findings about fruit fly's body temperature rhythms may help people sleep better

New drugs Erenumab and Fremanezumab show promise for migraine

New drugs Erenumab and Fremanezumab show promise for migraine

New immunotherapy study shows positive results in chronic migraine sufferers

New immunotherapy study shows positive results in chronic migraine sufferers

Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women

Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women

New monoclonal antibody shows efficacy in chronic migraine patients with medication overuse

New monoclonal antibody shows efficacy in chronic migraine patients with medication overuse

Novartis announces data revealing efficacy of new monoclonal antibody therapy in preventing migraine

Novartis announces data revealing efficacy of new monoclonal antibody therapy in preventing migraine

Cluster headaches: searching for effective therapies

Cluster headaches: searching for effective therapies

PCT screening could be promising tool to help shorten hospital stays, reduce costs for sepsis patients

PCT screening could be promising tool to help shorten hospital stays, reduce costs for sepsis patients

Scientists devise new radiation-free probe for imaging molecules in the brain

Scientists devise new radiation-free probe for imaging molecules in the brain

Using biomarkers to diagnose sepsis: an interview with Jordi Trafi

Using biomarkers to diagnose sepsis: an interview with Jordi Trafi

New drug for chronic migraine may reduce headache hours in few days

New drug for chronic migraine may reduce headache hours in few days

Migraine drug has quick onset of action

Migraine drug has quick onset of action