Tag Archives: pulmonary arterial hypertension

Investigating SOCS3 as a new target for drugs to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a fatal disease caused by the walls of the small blood vessels that supply the lungs walls becoming thicker (Fig. 1) and unable to adapt to changes in blood flow, resulting in

Allergic reaction to drug used to treat pulmonary hypertension

Treprostinil belongs to a category of drugs called prostacyclins, used to treat high blood pressure in the lungs, otherwise known as pulmonary arterial hypertension. It is available in an intravenous, subcutaneous, inhaled and oral form. The most

Pulmonary hypertension and the right diagnosis

Systemic sclerosis, also called scleroderma, is an autoimmune disease which involves skin and internal organs. Autoimmune means that the immunological system goes crazy and decides to kill the healthy cells as if they were virus or bacteria.