Research Highlights: Researchers have found a specific bacterial profile in the gut of people with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a chronic and progressive disease that causes constriction of arteries in the lungs. The unique bacterial profile predicted pulmonary arterial hypertension with 83% accuracy. Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT / 5 a.m. ET Monday, Feb. 24, 2020DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2020 – Researchers have identified a distinct collection of bacteria found in the gut that may contribute to and predict the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

 

 

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