Ascendis Pharma reports promising phase III data

The company has shown statistical significance for Transcon PTH as a treatment for hypoparathyroidism.

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Ascendis Pharma has released the final phase III data from its clinical studies of candidate Transcon PTH as a treatment for hypoparathyroidism, which causes cramps and muscle spasms due to low levels of calcium and PTH.

In a press release, the firm writes that Transcon PTH showed statistical significance compared to the control group. 78.5 percent of the patients given Transcon PTH showed improvement, compared to 4.8 percent of patients in the control group.

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