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Feb
10
Source: Pulmonary Hypertension News Beginning in January 2018, people with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and their caregivers can apply for stipends to attend next year’s Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Orlando,.....

May
23
As you all are aware of, thrombosis (coronary, cerebral and venous) accounted for two of three deaths in 2010 (Lancet 2012; 380:2095-128). Prevention and treatment of thromboembolic events is therefore a main issue in medicine that involves all the components of health care system. Recently, a stron.....

Latest PH News

Aftermath of a blood clot brings deadly pressure in the lungs
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Balloon pulmonary angioplasty may improve hemodynamic results in CTEPH
Balloon pulmonary angioplasty may be a viable option for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension who were in…
PDE5 Blocker May Be an Effective Therapy for Early PH After Heart Attack, Study Suggests
Blocking the enzyme phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) is a potential new therapeutic strategy to treat early pulmonary hypertension (PH…
Health Canada gives 'kiss of death' to planned policy for rare-disease drugs
OTTAWA — Health Canada has quietly deleted from its website all references to a planned framework for rare-disease drugs that da…
OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare: An update on public drug coverage for PH medications for youth in Ontario
Earlier this year, the government of Ontario announced the expansion of the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP) to include c…
Legacy of Alberta girl with rare disease lives on in new documentary
She died much too early, but an Edmonton girl continues to brighten lives after her passing. Her family is making sure her legac…
Lung cancer triggers pulmonary hypertension
Shortness of breath and respiratory distress often increase the suffering of advanced-stage lung cancer patients. These symptoms…