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2014-06-24 12:27:59

CF Foundation Provided Scientific, Clinical and Significant Funding Support in Drug Development Process BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation applauds the successful results of Phase 3 studies of ivacaftor (Kalydeco(TM)) in combination with lumacaftor (VX-809) for people with two copies of the F508del mutation of cystic fibrosis (CF). The results showed significant improvements in lung function and other key measures of the disease,...

2014-05-15 12:36:44

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" -- Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 17-18 BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend tens of thousands of walkers will hit the pavement and raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis. Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraiser and includes a total of 500 walks throughout the year -- with 200 this Saturday and Sunday. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes...


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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