Author Archives: Teresa Carvalho

Remunity Pump on Market for Dispensing Remodulin

Remunity, an innovative pump for Remodulin (treprostinil) to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), has launched commercial sales, according to the device’s developer, United Therapeutics. The Remunity system allows constant subcutaneous (under-the-skin) delivery of Remodulin (treprostinil). The therapy mimics the effects of prostacyclin, a natural vasodilator…

ERN-LUNG Project Helping People With Rare Lung Diseases

“Patient journeys” is an initiative designed to help patients and clinicians  improve care for rare lung diseases, including pulmonary hypertension (PH). The project, announced in a press release from the European Reference Network on Rare Respiratory Diseases (ERN-LUNG), presents testimonies showing the clinical history and needs of patients through…

PF Foundation Patient Registry Opening to Those With Secondary PH

United Therapeutics is now among the leading sponsors of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Registry, a research data resource for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) that is expanding to include pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with PF, the foundation announced. Pulmonary hypertension that develops during the course of PF (characterized by scarring…

Team PHenomenal Hope Sets Out PH Awareness Month Challenges

A bike competition to educational meetings and daily walks, runs, or meditations are among the events Team PHenomenal Hope is hosting throughout November to honor pulmonary hypertension (PH) awareness month. People are invited to join the nonprofit group’s Tour of PHenomenal Hope and its monthlong series, ranging from educational sessions, physical…