New Study Outlines Potential PH Therapy Targets

Author: Patricia Inacio
Date Published: August-2014
Source: Pulmonary Hypertension News

Pulmonary hypertension is a condition caused by increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries. In advanced cases, its symptoms (shortness of breath, tiredness, chest pain) worsen and may limit all physical activity. Now, researchers from University of California, Los Angeles have developed a successful treatment to rescue advanced forms of pulmonary hypertension in experiments involving rodent models.