PHANews.org, a publication of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), is the trusted source of up-to-date news, community events listings and lifesaving information about pulmonary hypertension for patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and supporters.

Learn About ‘PH and HIV’

2021-11-23T10:26:04-05:00November 23rd, 2021|

Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) at 3:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Dec. 8 for “PH and HIV. Christopher F. Barnett, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of California-San Francisco will lead this PHA Live webinar about the risks of developing pulmonary arterial hypertension for people with HIV. As people with HIV live longer thanks to improved treatment, they can develop cardiovascular diseases, including PAH.

Share Your PH Story or Research at PHA 2022

2021-11-10T21:11:18-05:00November 10th, 2021|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is seeking speakers for PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. People with pulmonary hypertension, family members and caregivers may submit applications to present breakout sessions. Health care professional can submit abstract or symposia proposals for the Scientific Sessions. Applications are due Dec. 23.

See Our Updated COVID-19 FAQ on Vaccines for Kids

2021-11-10T13:02:24-05:00November 10th, 2021|

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week recommended a low-dose pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 5 to 11. The vaccine has emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recommendation expands vaccine access to about 28 million children in the U.S. For more information, visit the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s COVID-19 FAQ.

What’s the Connection Between PH and Left Heart Disease?

2021-11-11T13:10:18-05:00November 10th, 2021|

During PH Awareness Month, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is sparking awareness about left heart disease. Left heart disease is one of the most common causes of pulmonary hypertension. Download our new brochure, “PH & Left Heart Disease,” and join us Nov. 16 for a PHA Live presentation by Vineet Agrawal, M.D., Ph.D.