Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

Routine, Non-Invasive Tests May Predict PH Severity, Mortality

Routine blood screenings and non-invasive clinical tests may predict disease severity and mortality in people with pulmonary hypertension (PH), a study suggested. Specifically, the red blood cell distribution width (RDW) test, used in hematology laboratories to classify anemia, may help in assessing disease severity, while electrocardiographic ratios may predict…

PH Not Common Disease, Population Study Finds, but Groups at Risk

The likelihood of developing pulmonary hypertension (PH) is low among people in southern Italy, suggests a study that draws from a random and large grouping of individuals with echocardiograms, done to determine disease prevalence. Independent predictors of PH include female sex and right ventricular enlargement, its scientists noted. The study,…

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