When it comes to obesity, the problem isn’t an excess of fat but its loss of function, researchers argue

Obesity is known to cause cardiometabolic diseases like hypertension and diabetes but attributing these diseases to merely an overabundance of fat is a simplification. On a basic level, fat acts as a receptacle to store energy, but upon a closer look it is an essential actor in vital bodily processes like the immune response, the regulation of insulin sensitivity, and […]

New real-world observational analysis of Uptravi underscores the importance of risk assessment for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension patients -Johnson & Johnson

Findings from an analysis of the first 500 patients enrolled in the SPHERE registry (SelexiPag: tHe usErs dRug rEgistry) found more than three-quarters (76%) of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients treated with Uptravi (selexipag)from Johnson & Johnson, either maintained (56%) or reduced (20%) their one-year mortality risk score. The SPHERE results were published in the April issue of the Journal […]