Author Archives: Alice Melão, MSc

Opsumit Seen Help Improve Quality of Life for PAH Patients in Study

Results from a Phase 3 study showed that treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients with oral Opsumit (macitentan) improved both their physical and mental health, positively impacting their quality of life (QoL). PAH is a progressive disease characterized by the difficulty to breathe and recurrent fatigue.  Several studies have shown that PAH affects a person’s mental…

Respiratory Exercises Help PH Patients Breathe and Live Better, Study Says

Breathing exercises aimed at improving the respiratory system’s muscular strength and endurance can considerably benefit pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients and improve their overall life quality. Researchers in Greece in the article, “Benefits of inspiratory muscle training in patients with pulmonary hypertension: A pilot study,” published in the Hellenic Journal of Cardiology, reported…