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PFF, FDA Share Information On Pulmonary Fibrosis Using Survey Data

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) and the U.S. Food And Drug Administration will discuss data from a survey requested for the Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting For Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, to be held on the 26th of September on the FDA’s White Oak Campus. According to the information…

Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Is Already On The Move

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF), which has chosen September as National Pulmonary Fibrosis Month, recently announced this year’s activities for increasing advocacy and awareness for the disease. According to the organization, the initiative, now in its 12th year, intends to raise awareness of the disease and…

Researchers Discover Ranolazine May Be a Viable PAH Therapy

A new study published in August’s issue of Cardiovascular Research, entitled “Ranolazine prevents INaL enhancement and blunts myocardial remodeling in a model of pulmonary hypertension” suggests ranolazine (RAN) as a potential therapeutic agent in the treatment of PAH pathology. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a result of…

Discovery Channel To Air Documentary on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Every Breath Counts: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, a documentary to mark Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, will air on the Discovery Channel on September 13th and 27th at 8:00 am ET/PT. Supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and created together with the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, the…