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4 Questions You May Have About Scleroderma

Tags: interstitial lung disease, lung disorders, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, scleroderma, skin, skin care

Scleroderma is a rare disease of the autoimmune system that many people haven’t heard of. Yet recognizing the symptoms can help you get treatment faster – and provide the best chance for a successful outcome.


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Step Forward in Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Swiss pharmaceutical company Actelion gets FDA approval on new drug for use in treating Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension. Compared with earlier drugs, macitentan caused side effects in fewer patients.


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Chat With a Doctor: Marfan Syndrome and Aorta Disease

Tags: aorta disease, cardiovascular disease, chat with a doctor, marfan syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, web chat, webchat

Register for Online Chat Ask questions and get answers about Marfan syndrome and aorta disease from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at noon (ET). Marfan [...]


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Chat With a Doctor: Pulmonary Hypertension

Tags: acute respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, chat with a doctor, heart failure, lung disorders, pneumonia, pulmonary arteries, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about pulmonary hypertension from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at noon (ET).