Sotatercept for PAH Granted Orphan Designation from EC
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Sotatercept for PAH Granted Orphan Designation from EC

In a recent press release, biopharmaceutical company Acceleron Pharma, Inc. ("Acceleron") announced that its investigational drug candidate sotatercept received Orphan designation from the European Commission (EC) for the treatment of…

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Study: The Relationship Between Obesity, Lung Diseases, and Pulmonary Hypertension in Transplant Patients

The United States is coping with an obesity epidemic. It is therefore critical to understand the distribution of body fat and its effect on treatment. A recent article in Healio…

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First Patient Dosed in Phase 1B Trial for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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First Patient Dosed in Phase 1B Trial for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New Trial A Phase 1A trial for GMA301 was completed this year in Australia for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This trial demonstrated a positive safety profile for a range of…

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FDA Grants IDE to Test Experimental Device for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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FDA Grants IDE to Test Experimental Device for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

According to a story from GlobeNewswire, the medical device company SoniVie announced recently that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for its Investigational Device Exemption (IDE).…

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A New Genetic Mutation Has Been Connected to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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A New Genetic Mutation Has Been Connected to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Medical professionals have already discovered a number of genes that play a role in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), but according to LabRoots, they have found a new one. The ABCC8…

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug Adempas Achieves Primary Endpoint in Recent Trial
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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug Adempas Achieves Primary Endpoint in Recent Trial

According to a story from Pharmaceutical Business Review, the pharmaceutical company Bayer has recently announced encouraging findings from its phase 4 clinical study. This trial was testing the drug riociguat…

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Selexipag in Pediatric Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Does it Work?
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Selexipag in Pediatric Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Does it Work?

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension is a disease in which the blood flow leaving the right side of the heart faces increased resistance…

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Positive Results from Trial of Sotatercept, a Treatment for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Positive Results from Trial of Sotatercept, a Treatment for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Acceleron Pharma has released the results from Phase 2 of their PULSAR trial, which studied sotatercept as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Researchers are very excited by the positive…

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US Veterans with Pulmonary Hypertension Are Not Treated with Exercise Rehabilitation

According to Healio, US veterans affected by pulmonary arterial hypertension are typically not treated with exercise rehabilitation, despite the fact that many medical professionals believe that utilizing exercise rehabilitation in…

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Scientists Explore the Epigenetic Causes of PAH
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Scientists Explore the Epigenetic Causes of PAH

  Recently, researchers from European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) looked to understand the cause of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). They collaborated with Stanford University through the Life Sciences Alliance. Because…

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Phase 4 Trial Shows Opsumit Can Improve Ventricle Function for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patients

A recent Phase 4 study has shown that Opsumit can improve function of the right heart ventricle for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The right ventricle pumps blood to…

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CS1 to Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Granted Orphan Drug Status
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CS1 to Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Granted Orphan Drug Status

The FDA recently granted Orphan Drug status to CS1, a drug therapy from Cereno Scientific, according to Pulmonary Hypertension News. CS1 is designed to provide safe and effective treatment for…

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FDA Accepts NDA for a Potential Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment
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FDA Accepts NDA for a Potential Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment

According to a story from globenewswire.com, the biopharmaceutical company Liquidia Technologies, Inc. just announced that the company's New Drug Application (NDA) has been officially accepted by the US Food and…

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Two Part Treatment Proven Superior for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Two Part Treatment Proven Superior for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

According to a story from Pulmonary Hypertension News, the results of a recent phase 3 clinical trial have determined that patients with connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (CTD-PAH) stand…

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Anticoagulation Beneficial for Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Anticoagulation Beneficial for Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

According to a story from Pulmonary Advisor, the results of a recent analysis led researchers to conclude that systemic anticoagulation therapy can be beneficial for patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial…

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The Effects of Race on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Outcomes
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The Effects of Race on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Outcomes

According to a story from consultant360.com, a recent study was conducted in order to determine if racial ancestry had any impacts on outcomes in the rare disease pulmonary arterial hypertension…

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Identifying Genetic Origins of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Children
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Identifying Genetic Origins of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Children

According to a study on the Wiley Online Library, the genetic factors in pediatric cases of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) are distinct from those of adults. In addition, genetics tends…

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Can This Hormone That Regulates Sleep Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Symptoms?
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Can This Hormone That Regulates Sleep Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Symptoms?

According to a story from Pulmonary Hypertension News, the results of a recent mouse study has produced some remarkable results. The study found that melatonin, a naturally occurring hormone in…

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