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Emily’s Entourage has announced a charity auction for two tickets to American Idol to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation after donating over $80,000 from their t-shirt fundraiser.
Philadelphia area Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser Emily's Entourage has had a successful t-shirt fundraiser yielding both money and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the sale
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a devastating disease caused by mutations in the CFTR gene.
A newly developed, genetically modified pig may hold the keys to the development of improved treatments and possibly even a cure for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), the most common inherited retinal disease in the United States.
What if reconstructing your family tree could possibly help save your life?
Reconstructing family trees dating back to 1811, Dutch researchers have estimated the death risk for people with inherited heart rhythm disorders.
Researchers have discovered a new link between the time of day and sudden cardiac death (SCD). Abnormal heart rhythms are the most common cause of sudden cardiac death, which happens most often in the morning hours, followed by a smaller peak during the evening hours.
A new gene therapy method developed by University of Florida researchers has the potential to treat a common form of blindness that strikes both youngsters and adults.
Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a gene that tells cells to develop multiple cilia, tiny hair-like structures that move fluids through the lungs and brain.
Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...