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Feb 5, 2014 | CFRA

Health Canada updates safety profile of bipolar drug lithium, may up blood calcium

The federal department says taking lithium carries a risk of high blood calcium, or hypercalcemia, and is sometimes associated with a hormone disorder known as hyperparathyroidism.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid, Health, Bipolar Disorder

Fri Mar 29, 2013

ASHP

Experts Recommend Against Calcitonin-Salmon for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

In Europe, because of the possible cancer risk, calcitonin-containing products may be used only as short-term treatment for hypercalcemia or for the prevention of acute bone loss due to sudden immobilization or Paget's disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Miacalcin, Calcitonin Salmon (generic), Osteoporosis, Health, Arthritis, Prostate Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Jun 13, 2011

EurekAlert!

Scientists identify key component in lethal lung cancer complication

A protein previously thought not to exist in adult human lungs not only is present in normal and cancerous lung tissue, scientists have found, but it also has a major role in the development of a lethal complication of some lung cancers.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine

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