News tagged with pulmonary hypertension
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Pioneering research conducted by the University of Sheffield is paving the way for new treatments which could benefit patients suffering from the fatal lung disease pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The breakdown of oestrogen could play an important role in the onset of a rare but devastating condition of high blood pressure in the lungs.
Medical research Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations ...
Medications Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A new Emory University study highlights the importance of performing an echocardiogram to measure pulmonary artery systolic pressures in stable patients with congestive heart failure (HF). ...
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Inhibition of pre-B Cell Colony-Enhancing Factor (PBEF) could be a potential therapeutic target for pulmonary hypertension (PH), according to a preclinical study in an animal model of PH.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Although thrombolytics, or "clot-buster" drugs, are currently reserved to treat only the ...
Cardiology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at UCD have identified a potential new treatment for life-threatening complications associated with chronic obstructive lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Chronic obstructive ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With the month of February designated as Heart Health Month, physician-researchers in the Division of Cardiology at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) Dr. Matthew Budoff and Dr. Ronald Oudiz ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mothers who take anti-depressants during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children with persistent pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs) finds a study published today on bmj.com.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- A 10-month-old girl who was surgically separated from her conjoined twin died Sunday after suffering general organ failure, said the director of a Chilean children's hospital.
Other Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Heart rate recovery at one minute after a six-minute walking distance (6MWD) test is highly predictive of clinical worsening and time to clinical worsening in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Sildenafil is currently approved for adult pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH); however, new research presented at CHEST 2011, the 77th annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), shows the drug may ...
Cardiology Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A protein critical to development appears to have a grave impact on lungs exposed to smoking and air pollution, researchers report.
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
By studying mice exposed to tobacco smoke for a period of months, researchers have new insight into how emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) develops. In the October 14th issue of Cell they also report ...
Medical research Oct 13, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients of different sexes and races may respond differently to treatment with commonly used medications for the disease, says a new study from researchers at Perelman School of Medicine ...
Cardiology Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0