Tag: pulmonary arterial hypertension

Innovation, Medical Devices

New device detects rare progressive lung disease by sniffing patient’s breath

September 6, 2016


Université Paris-Saclay has adopted the Technion Israel Institute of Technology developed device for the diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). The device called the e-nose, is composed of gold nanoparticles coupled with chemical modules and can detect the rare progressive lung […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Blood test shows promise in gauging severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension

June 21, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that rising blood levels of a protein called hematoma derived growth factor (HDGF) are linked to the increasing severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a form of damaging high blood pressure in the lungs. Their findings, […]