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Ascendis Asking to Open TransCon PTH Trial for Adults in Japan

Ascendis Pharma is requesting regulatory permission to open a Phase 3 clinical trial in Japan, part of its program to assess TransCon PTH as a hormone replacement therapy for adults with hypoparathyroidism at sites worldwide. Ascendis filed a clinical trial notification (CTN) for what it will call the PaTHway Japan…

Hypoparathyroidism After Thyroid Surgery Can Greatly Affect Life Quality

People who develop chronic hypoparathyroidism following surgery to remove the thyroid gland have significantly poorer quality of life than those whose surgery does not permanently damage the neighboring parathyroid glands, a Danish study shows. Notably, hypoparathyroidism’s negative affect on life was independent of the drop in thyroid-related hormones (hypothyroidism) due…