Author Archives: Patricia Silva PhD

Nutritional Supplement NAC Studied as PH Treatment

The nutritional supplement N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may have immunomodulatory and cardioprotective properties, which can potentially benefit pulmonary hypertension patients, according to the recent study “N-acetylcysteine improves established monocrotaline-induced pulmonary hypertension in rats,” conducted by Dr. Marie-Camille Chaumais, at the University of Paris-Sud, College of Pharmacy, France. As the pathophysiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension…