PHCentral RSS - rss http://phcentral.org FIRE feed Tue, 4 Aug 2015 21:08:16 GMT Epigenetic modulation as a therapeutic approach for pulmonary arterial hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/5865 http://www.nature.com/emm/journal/v47/n7/full/emm201545a.html August 3, 2015 ]]> Pro-inflammatory Signature of the Dysfunctional Endothelium in Pulmonary Hypertension: Role of MIF/CD74 Complex http://www.phcentral.org/news/5864 http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.201402-0322OC#.VbyZN4GuqSo August 3, 2015 Coffee roasters' health at risk from chemical compound http://www.phcentral.org/news/5866 http://www.fredericksburg.com/features/health_living/coffee-roasters-health-at-risk-from-chemical-compound/article_b7f0d82a-52f2-5797-93dc-15d98f2525f4.html August 2, 2015
CHEMICAL COMPOUND DIACETYL IS A HAZARD—AND COFFEE ROASTERS DON’T EVEN REALIZE IT


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VTE Risk Tripled in Systemic Sclerosis http://www.phcentral.org/news/5863 http://www.medpagetoday.com/Rheumatology/GeneralRheumatology/52720 August 2, 2015 Airway-Centered Interstitial Fibrosis http://www.phcentral.org/news/5862 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847604 August 2, 2015 Echocardiography and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Detailed Look http://www.phcentral.org/news/5861 http://pulmonaryhypertensionrn.com/pulmonary-hypertension-diagnosis/echocardiography-and-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension-a-detailed-look/ August 1, 2015 Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Portopulmonary Hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/5860 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/846016 August 1, 2015 Pulmonary Hypertension During Exercise Explored in New Cardio-Respiratory Hemodynamics Study http://www.phcentral.org/news/5859 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/24/pulmonary-hypertension-exercise-explored-new-cardio-respiratory-hemodynamics-study/ July 31, 2015 Balloon Technique Might Help Inoperable Chronic Thromboembolic PAH http://www.phcentral.org/news/5858 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/27/balloon-technique-might-help-inoperable-chronic-thromboembolic-pah/ July 30, 2015 6-Minute Walk Stress Test Predicts Pulmonary Hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/5857 http://www.renalandurologynews.com/hypertension/6-minute-walk-stress-test-predicts-pulmonary-hypertension/article/427585/ July 30, 2015 Bellerophon Therapeutics Expands License Agreement With INO Therapeutics to Develop INOpulse(R) for Three Additional Cardiopulmonary Diseases http://www.phcentral.org/news/5856 http://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/bellerophon-therapeutics-expands-license-agreement-with-ino-therapeutics-to-develop-inopulser-for-20150729-00175 July 29, 2015 ]]> World’s First Clinical Trial Of Genetically-enhanced Stem Cell PAH Therapy Yields Promising Findings http://www.phcentral.org/news/5855 http://lungdiseasenews.com/2015/07/29/worlds-first-clinical-trial-of-genetically-enhanced-stem-cell-pah-therapy-yields-promising-findings/ July 29, 2015 Taking aim at pulmonary hypertension in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction http://www.phcentral.org/news/5854 http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/07/16/eurheartj.ehv280 July 28, 2015 FDA Issues Pulmonary Hypertension Warning For Babies Treated With Diazoxide http://www.phcentral.org/news/5853 http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2015/07/20/10/02/fda-issues-pulmonary-hypertension-warning-for-babies-treated-with-diazoxide?w_nav=LC July 27, 2015 OFEV (nintedanib) Added To Updated International Treatment Guidelines for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) http://www.phcentral.org/news/5852 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/16/please-work-on-this-one-first-boehringer-ingelheim-welcomes-the-inclusion-of-ofev-nintedanib-in-the-updated-international-treatment-guidelines-for-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis/ July 26, 2015 MUSC and Bristol-Myers Squibb Partner for Fibrotic Disease Research http://www.phcentral.org/news/5851 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/17/musc-and-bristol-myers-squibb-partner-for-fibrotic-disease-research/ July 26, 2015 Promising Genetically-Enhanced Stem Cell Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Discovered http://www.phcentral.org/news/5850 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/21/promising-genetically-enhanced-stem-cell-therapy-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension-discovered/ July 25, 2015 Circulation Research revealed encouraging results in the world’s first clinical trial using a genetically-enhanced stem cell therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The study is entitled “Endothelial NO-Synthase Gene-Enhanced Progenitor Cell Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: the PHACeT Trial,” and was led by researchers at the University Health Network and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in Canada.]]> Hemodynamic Characteristics Including Pulmonary Hypertension at Rest and During Exercise Before and After Heart Transplantation http://www.phcentral.org/news/5849 http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/4/7/e001787.full July 25, 2015 Early markers of right heart involvement in regular smokers by Pocket Size Imaging Device. http://www.phcentral.org/news/5848 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26201963 July 24, 2015 Pulmonary Hypertension in the setting of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. http://www.phcentral.org/news/5847 http://www.phaonlineuniv.org/ResourceLibrary/Resource.cfm?ItemNumber=4380 July 24, 2015 6 min walk resaults predictive für PAH in connective tissue disease http://www.phcentral.org/news/5845 http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-six-minute-pulmonary-hypertension.html July 23, 2015 Pulmonary Hypertension Pioneer Dr. Stuart Rich Joins Northwestern Medicine http://www.phcentral.org/news/5846 http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pulmonary-hypertension-pioneer-dr-stuart-rich-joins-northwestern-medicine-300117177.html July 22, 2015
"I'm a dreamer, and the leadership in the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is strong and visionary," said Rich. "Northwestern Medicine is the ideal setting for the next big breakthrough in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, and I look forward to working with the strong team in place to further advance treatment for this chronic disease."]]>
Sildenafil Found Ineffective in Diastolic Left Heart Failure Patients with PH http://www.phcentral.org/news/5843 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/20/sildenafil-found-ineffective-diastolic-left-heart-failure-patients-ph/ July 22, 2015 Endothelial NO-Synthase Gene-Enhanced Progenitor Cell Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: the PHACeT Trial http://www.phcentral.org/news/5844 http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/early/2015/07/20/CIRCRESAHA.114.305951.abstract?sid=9d6c46e3-ee86-454a-a906-0cd12108f490 July 21, 2015 The Causal Role of IL-4 and IL-13 in Schistosoma mansoni Pulmonary Hypertension. http://www.phcentral.org/news/5842 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26192556 July 21, 2015
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Two seismic shifts in Medicare, and what they mean for you http://www.phcentral.org/news/5841 http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/understanding-two-seismic-shifts-medicare/ July 20, 2015 Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Benefits Subset of Emphysema Patients http://www.phcentral.org/news/5840 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847475 July 20, 2015 Comparing New Treatments for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis http://www.phcentral.org/news/5839 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/846435 July 19, 2015 Lixiana (Edoxaban) for DVT and PE Receives NICE Recommendation in UK http://www.phcentral.org/news/5838 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/14/lixiana-edoxaban-for-dvt-and-pe-receives-nice-recommendation/ July 19, 2015 New Sound Wave-Based Method for Assessing Heart Function in PAH Shows Promise in New Study http://www.phcentral.org/news/5837 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/10/new-sound-wave-based-method-assessing-heart-function-pah-shows-promise-new-study/ July 18, 2015 Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound.]]> CT and MR imaging measurements reflect symptoms of progressive lung disease http://www.phcentral.org/news/5834 http://www.2minutemedicine.com/ct-and-mr-imaging-measurements-reflect-symptoms-of-progressive-lung-disease/ July 17, 2015 Effects of the Pulmonary Hypertension Manual (PulHMan) on Awareness of Exercise in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. http://www.phcentral.org/news/5831 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26150005 July 17, 2015 Heart Manual, it was felt there is a strong need to develop such a manual for those with pulmonary hypertension (PH) - the Pulmonary Hypertension Manual (PulHMan). This was developed through a qualitative methodology in order to ensure the needs of the patients were being met. The impact of the PulHMan on awareness about exercise-related benefits and PH are not known. Therefore the aim of this study was to assess the effects of the PulHMan on improving awareness among individuals with PH.]]> Arginine Therapy May Alleviate PH in Thalassemia Patients http://www.phcentral.org/news/5836 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/13/arginine-therapy-may-alleviate-ph-thalassemia-patients/ July 16, 2015 Researchers Uncover A New and Deeper Understanding of Lung Regeneration Pathways http://www.phcentral.org/news/5833 http://lungdiseasenews.com/2015/07/15/researchers-uncover-new-deeper-understanding-lung-regeneration-pathways/ July 16, 2015 Determinants of an elevated pulmonary arterial pressure in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/5830 http://7thspace.com/headlines/512345/determinants_of_an_elevated_pulmonary_arterial_pressure_in_patients_with_pulmonary_arterial_hypertension.html July 16, 2015 Fatal Pulmonary Embolism Case Report Highlights Need For More Attention To Factitious Fever Risks http://www.phcentral.org/news/5835 http://lungdiseasenews.com/2015/07/14/fatal-pulmonary-embolism-case-report-highlights-need-attention-factitious-fever-risks/ July 15, 2015 Pulmonologist Recommends PAH Patients Consult Doctors Before High Altitude Exposure http://www.phcentral.org/news/5832 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2014/07/30/pulmonologist-recommends-pah-patients-consult-doctors-high-altitude-exposure/ July 15, 2015 Breath of life http://www.phcentral.org/news/5829 http://www.ocregister.com/articles/hancock-670254-lung-ucla.html July 15, 2015
Hancock received the first lung transplant ever performed at UCLA Medical Center 25 years ago. She had had primary pulmonary hypertension, a rare lung disease that leads to narrowing of the blood vessels of the lungs.]]>
Roche’s ESBRIET (pirfenidone) Deemed Safe in Systemic Sclerosis Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease http://www.phcentral.org/news/5828 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/06/roches-esbriet-pirfenidone-deemed-safe-systemic-sclerosis-patients-interstitial-lung-disease/ July 14, 2015 SteadyMed and Cardiome Partner To Commercialize PAH Therapy Trevyent Outside The U.S. http://www.phcentral.org/news/5827 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/01/steadymed-cardiome-partner-commercialize-pah-therapy-trevyent-outside-u-s/ July 14, 2015 Novel Technique Promises a Lung Sealant for Pulmonary Emphysema http://www.phcentral.org/news/5826 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847176 July 13, 2015 Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/5825 http://pulmonaryhypertensionrn.com/living-with-pah/pulmonary-embolism-and-pulmonary-hypertension/ July 12, 2015 Fixed Low-dose Ultrasound-assisted Catheter-directed Thrombolysis for Intermediate and High-risk Pulmonary Embolism http://www.phcentral.org/news/5824 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/846726 July 12, 2015 Warfarin: Double-Edged Sword After PE http://www.phcentral.org/news/5823 http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/VenousThrombosis/52477 July 12, 2015 PAH and Diuretics http://www.phcentral.org/news/5822 http://pulmonaryhypertensionrn.com/blog/pah-and-diuretics/ July 11, 2015 Prognosis still gloomy for idiopathic PAH http://www.phcentral.org/news/5821 http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150702/Prognosis-still-gloomy-for-idiopathic-PAH.aspx July 11, 2015 Novel Portable Nitric Oxide Generator for Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy http://www.phcentral.org/news/5820 http://www.medgadget.com/2015/07/novel-portable-nitric-oxide-generator-pulmonary-hypertension-therapy.html July 9, 2015 Team generates therapeutic nitric oxide from air with an electric spark http://www.phcentral.org/news/5819 http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-team-therapeutic-nitric-oxide-air.html July 8, 2015 Researchers Advance Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis Through Computed Tomography http://www.phcentral.org/news/5818 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2015/07/07/researchers-advance-pulmonary-embolism-diagnosis-computed-tomography/ July 7, 2015 Admission Rates Rise for Pulmonary Hypertension in Kids http://www.phcentral.org/news/5817 http://www.medpagetoday.com/Pediatrics/GeneralPediatrics/52453 July 6, 2015