PHCentral RSS - rss http://phcentral.org FIRE feed Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:12:44 GMT Menopause May Hasten Decline in Lung Function http://www.phcentral.org/news/6437 http://www.medpagetoday.com/OBGYN/Menopause/61900 December 13, 2016 Scleroderma Diagnosis http://www.phcentral.org/news/6436 http://sclerodermanews.com/scleroderma-diagnosis December 12, 2016 Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/6435 http://sclerodermanews.com/rituximab-for-scleroderma-associated-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension December 9, 2016 Sildenafil May Treat PH by Limiting Cells That Induce Remodeling and Inflammation http://www.phcentral.org/news/6434 https://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/news-posts/2016/11/30/sildenafil-treats-pulmonary-hypertension-by-limiting-cells-that-induce-remodeling-inflammation/ December 8, 2016 Many Proteins Identified in Blood of Patients with PAH-associated Congenital Heart Disease http://www.phcentral.org/news/6433 https://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/news-posts/2016/12/01/proteins-identified-in-blood-of-pah-associated-congenital-heart-disease/ December 7, 2016 Extracorporeal Support During Bilateral Sequential Lung Transplantation in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension: Risk Factors and Outcomes. http://www.phcentral.org/news/6429 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27842947 December 7, 2016 Genomics lab at Madras Medical Mission to offer ‘targeted treatment’ http://www.phcentral.org/news/6428 http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/Genomics-lab-at-Madras-Medical-Mission-to-offer-‘targeted-treatment’/article16643956.ece December 6, 2016 Effect of balloon pulmonary angioplasty on respiratory function in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/6431 http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=2570527&resultClick=3 December 5, 2016 Rare lung disease patients fear lengthy negotiation trend will delay access to another new therapy, putting lives at risk http://www.phcentral.org/news/6427 http://www.theprovince.com/business/cnw/release.html?rkey=20161117C7481&filter=4007 December 5, 2016 Pretreating Transfused Erythrocytes with NO Prevents Pulmonary Hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/6426 http://www.hospimedica.com/critical-care/articles/294766846/pretreating-transfused-erythrocytes-with-no-prevents-pulmonary-hypertension.html December 2, 2016 Stem Cell Therapy and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis http://www.phcentral.org/news/6432 https://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/stem-cell-therapy-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis/ December 2, 2016 How Can We Do More to Empower Patients Who Have Pulmonary Hypertension? http://www.phcentral.org/news/6425 https://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/blog/2016/11/17/how-can-we-empower-patients-with-pulmonary-hypertension December 1, 2016 SteadyMed Celebrates Phenomenal People With PH During PH Awareness Month With Launch of New Informational Website and #PHenomSelf Social Media Campaign http://www.phcentral.org/news/6424 https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/11/17/890948/0/en/SteadyMed-Celebrates-Phenomenal-People-With-Pulmonary-Hypertension-During-PH-Awareness-Month-With-Launch-of-New-Informational-Website-and-PHenomSelf-Social-Media-Campaign.html December 1, 2016 Pulmonary Hypertension and Cirrhosis http://www.phcentral.org/news/6430 https://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/pulmonary-hypertension-cirrhosis/ December 1, 2016 Contemporary Management of Pulmonary Arterial HTN Improves Outcomes http://www.phcentral.org/news/6423 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/872218 November 30, 2016 Reviva Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Orphan Designation for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) http://www.phcentral.org/news/6421 http://www.pharmiweb.com/pressreleases/pressrel.asp?ROW_ID=192171#.WDiWwmwzV8w November 29, 2016 ]]> Lung field alters effect of BPA on respiratory function in CTEPH patients http://www.phcentral.org/news/6422 http://www.healio.com/pulmonology/practice-management/news/online/{2ac03b12-5259-4fd3-80d6-043eb556b881}/lung-field-alters-effect-of-bpa-on-respiratory-function-in-cteph-patients November 28, 2016 Apoptosis-based therapy to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/6419 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5094193/ November 27, 2016 Pulmonary Fibrosis and PAH http://www.phcentral.org/news/6418 http://pulmonaryfibrosisnews.com/pulmonary-fibrosis-pah-arterial-hypertension November 26, 2016 Caregiver’s burden in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a clinical review http://www.phcentral.org/news/6417 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5091052/ November 25, 2016 Early Data Support Oral Anti-Fibrotic Treatment, PBI-4050, for Pulmonary Hypertension http://www.phcentral.org/news/6416 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2016/11/16/prometics-pbi-4050-shows-reduced-pulmonary-hypertension-lung-remodeling-in-preclinical-study/ November 25, 2016 Exercise May Help IPAH Patients by Shifting Immune System Toward Healthier Balance http://www.phcentral.org/news/6415 http://pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com/2016/11/16/physical-exercise-shifts-ipah-inflammatory-state-toward-equilibrium-study-says November 23, 2016 Choose the Right Stove, Burn Clean: Our Lungs Will Thank You http://www.phcentral.org/news/6414 http://helenair.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/choose-the-right-stove-burn-clean-our-lungs-will-thank/article_60359fc8-5f7f-5be0-8712-bf83368453a3.html November 22, 2016
Editors Note:  This article relates to wood burning which is something we all must contend with during the winter months.  Chestnuts roasting by an open fire may provide a cozy scene, but for those with lung issues, it can be a problem as the particulates ad to our respiratory load.]]>
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