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2014-09-16 23:02:05

This family focused event that includes a 5K and 1 mile Run/Walk continues a unique collaboration between the University of Colorado Denver and Children's Hospital Colorado -- both national and world leaders in PH research and patient care. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado are hosting Colorado PH in the Park 2014. PHA is the country’s...

2014-09-16 23:01:22

The free full-day regional education forum delivers much needed pulmonary hypertension education and support to patients and families in areas close to home. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Pulmonary Hypertension Association Travels to San Diego for PHA On The Road Free Education Forum for PH Patients and Families to Help Fight Rare Lung Disease Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association– the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works to find ways...

2014-09-08 08:30:20

- Data show improvements in hemodynamic parameters and exercise capacity SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today reported top-line results from a Phase 2 study of AIR001 (sodium nitrite) inhalation solution for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Mast obtained the rights to the AIR001 program through its acquisition of privately-held Aires Pharmaceuticals, Inc. earlier this year. In the primary efficacy analysis...

2014-09-04 23:01:50

Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter to hold inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One Step Closer to a Cure for Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter will hold its inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk on Sunday, September 7, 2014. The O2 Breathe Run/Walks bring the Pulmonary Hypertension community together to raise awareness of the disease in their...

2014-09-03 23:01:30

PHA and its Scientific Leadership Council have spearheaded a quality improvement initiative to accredit Pulmonary Hypertension Centers of Care. The American College of Chest Physicians has endorsed this process. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association and its Scientific Leadership Council have spearheaded a quality improvement initiative to accredit Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) across the country. These centers are committed to...

2014-09-02 08:29:52

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to APD811 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. "The FDA Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) evaluates scientific and clinical data submissions from sponsors to identify and designate drug candidates that could potentially treat rare diseases to help advance the evaluation and...

2014-08-27 23:01:44

PHA has endorsed the American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The American College of Chest Physicians(CHEST) recently released guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults, Pharmacological Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults: CHEST Guideline, in the journal CHEST. The guidelines are free to...

2014-08-21 23:01:40

PHA On the Road is a free full-day regional education forum that delivers much needed PH education and support to patients and families in areas close to home. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Pulmonary Hypertension Association goes on the road to Houston with an Education Forum for PH patients and families to help fight rare lung disease. Who:    The Pulmonary Hypertension Association – the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works...

2014-07-29 08:31:29

-- Total Revenues of $322.8 million SILVER SPRING, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. "Our continued growth shows that our medicines are reaching increasing numbers of patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)," said Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D., United Therapeutics' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The commercial launch this quarter of our...

2014-07-02 23:02:01

A potentially groundbreaking investigational drug designed to treat the painful vaso-occlusive crises that are the hallmark of sickle cell disease has been found to be safe following a clinical trial at UC Davis. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A potentially groundbreaking investigational drug designed to treat the painful vaso-occlusive crises that are the hallmark of sickle cell disease has been found to be safe following a clinical trial at UC Davis. Vaso-occlusive crises, during...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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