James Frederick is a practicing Physician Associate (PA-C, MMSc) who studied at Yale University. He also has a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and English Literature from the University of Colorado. He specializes in writing medical content that is approachable, readable and enjoyable. He has a strong background in research, physiology, pharmacotherapy, emergency medicine and critical care medicine. In his free time, he enjoys spending time camping and traveling with his wife and dog.
Scientists have long known that people with scleroderma are at increased risk of developing pulmonary arterial hypertension. But many with scleroderma whom doctors suspect of having PAH are not receiving optimal screening ... Read more
A form of pulmonary hypertension known as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension may be under-diagnosed and under-treated, a review of research articles suggests. The study, “An epidemiological analysis of the ... Read more
A recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) study shows that moderate to vigorous exercise can help reduce hypertension in African-Americans. The observational study, “Physical Activity and Incident Hypertension in ... Read more