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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.
High adherence to procalcitonin-guided antibiotic prescribing guideline may reduce antibiotic use in hospitals

High adherence to procalcitonin-guided antibiotic prescribing guideline may reduce antibiotic use in hospitals

SARS-CoV-2 WA1/2020, Delta and Omicron strains found to infect human sensory neurons

SARS-CoV-2 WA1/2020, Delta and Omicron strains found to infect human sensory neurons

Experts provide first framework for treating hypercalcemia of malignancy in adults

Experts provide first framework for treating hypercalcemia of malignancy in adults

FebriDX point-of-care immunoassay can rapidly determine if an infection is bacterial or viral

FebriDX point-of-care immunoassay can rapidly determine if an infection is bacterial or viral

AbbVie to present data from its robust migraine portfolio at the Migraine Trust International Symposium 2022

AbbVie to present data from its robust migraine portfolio at the Migraine Trust International Symposium 2022

Excessive neuropeptide secretion in the lungs can lead to fluid buildup and poor oxygenation

Excessive neuropeptide secretion in the lungs can lead to fluid buildup and poor oxygenation

Study reveals differential blood glycoprotein profiles in symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

Study reveals differential blood glycoprotein profiles in symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

Pain neuron-derived peptide protects mice from endotoxic death by enhancing brain ATP production

Pain neuron-derived peptide protects mice from endotoxic death by enhancing brain ATP production

Scientists identify genome regions linked to migraine risk

Scientists identify genome regions linked to migraine risk

Migraine-inducing peptides may protect against diabetes by influencing insulin production

Migraine-inducing peptides may protect against diabetes by influencing insulin production

Migraines may hold the key to new treatment for diabetes

Migraines may hold the key to new treatment for diabetes

Study reveals why mothers take extra risks to protect their children

Study reveals why mothers take extra risks to protect their children

Could procalcitonin indicate bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 patients?

Could procalcitonin indicate bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 patients?

Novel drug may help treat osteoporosis, shows study

Novel drug may help treat osteoporosis, shows study

Researchers identify possible new therapy for concussion-related headaches

Researchers identify possible new therapy for concussion-related headaches

Seurat publishes preclinical studies of intranasal IGF-1 in rat model of migraine headaches

Seurat publishes preclinical studies of intranasal IGF-1 in rat model of migraine headaches

CALCR neurons may influence long-term control of food intake and body weight

CALCR neurons may influence long-term control of food intake and body weight

A promising cellular target for migraine attacks

A promising cellular target for migraine attacks

Innovative migraine prophylaxis could endanger people with chronic high blood pressure

Innovative migraine prophylaxis could endanger people with chronic high blood pressure

New drug 'ubrogepant' may work for migraine

New drug 'ubrogepant' may work for migraine