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Events Calendar

Apr
28
Seminar on nutrition and heart disease by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., M.D presented by Heart Calgary. For more information, please click here.  Partial proceeds of this event will be donated to PHA Canada. Please note that PHA Canada’s Medical Advisory Committee has not reviewed the con.....

May
19
Location: Washington, DC Dates: May 19-24, 2017 For more information, please visit the event's website.

Jun
10
The Fourth Annual PHA Canada Run/Walk for Research is on Saturday June 10, 2017, with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the run/walk starting at 9:30 a.m. We will be hosting the event on the Ajax Waterfront Trail again this year, starting and ending at Rotary Park. Last year we had 111 partici.....

Latest PH News

Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada Launches New Educational Campaign Targeting Medical Professionals for World Pulmonary Hypertension Day 2017
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (PHA Canada) will mark the 6th annual World Pulmonary Hypertension Day on May 0…
Research Corner: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
In this issue of Research Corner, we will address questions regarding chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), whi…
Reducing heart failure in pulmonary hypertension
An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 242, Issue 5, March, 2017) identifies a new signaling pathway …
Special Stem Cells May Participate in Pulmonary Hypertension Lung Repair, Study Reports
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Actelion obtains “Epoprostenol Act” label extension for pediatric PAH patients in Japan
Actelion (SIX: ATLN) announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare granted a label extension for dosage and…
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Genetics: Interview With the Experts
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Statins May Boost Survival Chances Among Advanced Pulmonary Hypertension Patients, Study Finds
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients who take statins live longer than those who don’t — despite similar histories of hospitaliz…