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2009-05-18 08:52:16

Cystic fibrosis patients may benefit from a new therapy that increases airway hydration, preventing the buildup of mucous, which is a key factor in the disease, according to researchers at Parion Sciences in Durham, N.C.The research will be presented on Sunday, May 17, during the American Thoracic Society's 105th International Conference in San Diego."Our results suggest that we have identified a new agent that acts directly on a specific pathway, which is involved in the development of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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