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Going Social to Spread the Word in 2011 DANVERS, Mass., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June is Scleroderma Awareness Month, and you can become an advocate for the Scleroderma Foundation by raising awareness and teaching others about this chronic, connective tissue disease.
Mice whose fat cells were allowed to grow larger than fat cells in normal mice developed healthy obesity, when fed a high-fat diet, U.S. researchers said.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced results of a two-year (104-week), open-label, uncontrolled, extension study (ARIES-E) of Letairis(R) in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1).
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What is the age of menopause? I am only 40, and I think I am entering it. This is too young, isn't it? My mother says that many of her friends had their menopause at my age. I believe it's unusual. None of my friends is having symptoms of it. I am not pregnant.
Study objectives: Pulmonary capillary blood volume (Qc), a component of diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO), is increased in postcapillary pulmonary hypertension due to valve disease, but is decreased in primitive and thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.