Altered Fat Metabolism May Contribute to PAH Development

Altered Fat Metabolism May Contribute to PAH Development

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Altered Fat Metabolism May Contribute to PAH Development

Adipose (fat) tissue may contribute to the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) due to certain metabolic alterations found, for the first time, in patients and also in rodent models of the condition, a study suggests. The study, “Adipokines and Metabolic Regulators in Human and Experimental Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension,” was published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.  PAH is characterized by high blood pressure caused by the narrowing of the pulmonary arteries, blood vessels…

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