Research Progress Related to Raynaud’s Phenomenon
Investigators across the country, many supported by the National Institutes of Health, are working to find ways to improve blood flow in people with Raynaud’s phenomenon and to prevent tissue damage. A number of research efforts are focused on examining the efficacy of drugs known to cause blood vessel widening, such as statins and prostaglandins. Investigators are also testing new surgical procedures to treat Raynaud’s phenomenon.
For more info
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
American College of Rheumatology
Lupus Foundation of America
National Scleroderma Foundation
Scleroderma Research Foundation
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