PHA's Weekend in Houston Spreads Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness April 6-7
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association will be in Houston, April 6-7, hosting a weekend of events dedicated to raising pulmonary hypertension awareness and supporting the PH community in and around the Greater Houston area. WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Pulmonary... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: NPT Source Type: news

Nonprofit Organization to Award Funds for the Research of Pulmonary Hypertension
Team PHenomenal Hope (Team PH) seeks submissions for its PHenomenal Impact Fund for Global PH Research, marking the sixth consecutive year of funding innovative studies in pulmonary hypertension (PH) WHEATON, IL, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Non-profit organization Team PHenomenal... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 15, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: NPT AWD Source Type: news

AI boosts CTPA's ability to predict lung disease survival
The percentage of lung fibrosis quantified on CT pulmonary angiograms (CTPA) by an AI model is associated with increased risk of mortality -- and boosts clinicians' ability to predict the survival of lung disease patients, researchers have found. The information is especially useful when used in combination with radiologic severity scoring -- compared with radiologic scoring alone -- and the study findings could help clinicians better care for their patients, wrote a team led by Krit Dwivedi, PhD, of the University of Sheffield in England. The results were published February 6 in Radiology. "There is clinical need to bet...
Source: Headlines - February 8, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: Subspecialties Chest Radiology Source Type: news

Why I Stopped Being A “Good” Cancer Patient
“You are allergic to your oral chemotherapy,” explains my oncology team at a recent appointment. “We are going to try a newer drug,” I am on my fourth attempt to find an oral treatment suitable for both my body and my cancer, so that I can maintain a remission that took three years and a stem cell transplant to achieve. “We want to get ahead of it before it gets ahead of us.” In my headphones, Weezer achingly croons, “Say it ain’t so, your drug is a heartbreaker.” [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Since being diagnosed with phase three chronic myeloid leu...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walela Nehanda Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

Pulnovo Medical Announces PADN Receives FDA HUD Designation and US CMS Medicare Coverage Code and NMPA Approval
SHANGHAI, Jan. 2, 2024 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Pulnovo Medical Limited, a globally recognized device pioneer in the treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) and Heart Failure (HF), recently announced that it has successfully obtained ... Devices, Regulatory, FDA, Reimbursement Pulnovo Medical, PADN Catheter, pulmonary arterial hypertension (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 2, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Is Pulmonary Hypertension-Focused Liquidia Stock Soaring Today?
Liquidia Corp LQDA stock jumped after a win in a patent dispute with United Therapeutics Corporation UTHR revolving around U.S. Patent 10,716,793 (the ’793 patent). "We have considered United Therapeutics (UTC's) remaining arguments and find them unpersuasive," the three judge panel wrote in its…#liquidiacorp #unitedtherapeutics #utc #pah #tyvaso #fda #yutrepia #hatchwaxman #q3 #liquidia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research into the burden of pulmonary hypertension published by Team PHenomenal Hope
Team PHenomenal Hope, a nonprofit advocacy organization, has published a research paper in Pulmonary Circulation titled "Patient perspectives on pulmonary hypertension in the United States: Burdens, expectations, and goals." The study illuminates the challenges faced by pulmonary... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: SVY NPT Source Type: news

Endobronchial ultrasound good for pulmonary hypertension screening
Endobronchial ultrasound may be used as a screening test for pulmonary hypertension in high-risk patients, a study published December 15 in JTCVS Techniques found. (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - December 18, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Ultrasound Source Type: news

High-Altitude Mountain Trips Can Be Tolerated Despite Pulmonary Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Stable patients with pulmonary vascular disease (PVD) tolerated travel to high altitudes fairly well with frequent monitoring and supplemental oxygen therapy provided as necessary, a field study found. Despite the perceived... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 12, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Tenax Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of IND for TNX-103 (oral levosimendan) for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension with Heart Failure with …
First Phase 3 study of TNX-103 in PH-HFpEF patients to start in 4Q 2023 (The LEVEL Study) • FDA agreement that 6MWD will be the primary endpoint for both Phase 3 studies • Phase 3 program designed to satisfy FDA's request for subject drug exposure of 300 patients for 6 months, 100 patients for 1…#firstphase3 #fda #6mwd #phase3 #oral #uspto #hill #tenaxtherapeuticsinc #levosimendan #chrisgiordano (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulmonary Hypertension Increases ARDS Mortality Risk Pulmonary Hypertension Increases ARDS Mortality Risk
Coexisting pulmonary hypertension may be a marker for disease severity among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 17, 2023 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

'Surprising' Contribution of Pulmonary Hypertension to ARDS Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- HONOLULU -- As suspected, patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) had particularly bad outcomes if they had coexisting pulmonary hypertension (PH), an analysis of the National Inpatient Sample showed. Compared... (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 12, 2023 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Value of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension Value of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension
Could echocardiography have a role in the diagnosis and prognosis of pulmonary hypertension?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 5, 2023 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

ILD Plus PH Equals Poor Outcomes in Systemic Sclerosis ILD Plus PH Equals Poor Outcomes in Systemic Sclerosis
Patients with systemic sclerosis who have both interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension have worse survival than those without both conditions, based on data from more than 3000 individuals.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - August 30, 2023 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

How much radiation do children with pulmonary hypertension receive?
Children with pulmonary hypertension can receive up to an average of 8.5 mS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use of sedation techniques lessens slightly in pediatric CT, MRI ECR: Is chest CT indicated for children with suspected COVID-19? 'Pop-up' alert boosts appropriate pediatric CT use in the ED ACR publishes pediatric CT radiation dose benchmarks Academic pediatric facilities have lower CT radiation dose (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - August 28, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news