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Despite improvements in survival for people with cystic fibrosis over the last 50 years, females and individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds continue to die younger than males and the more privileged in society.
The human genome encodes 243 voltage-gated ion channels.
Compared to standard diagnostic procedure, infants with cystic fibrosis who received treatment based on a diagnostic procedure involving gathering and culturing fluid samples from the lungs didnâ€™t have a lower prevalence of lung-damaging infection or structural lung injury at 5 years of age, according to this study.
ACCURUN® 644 Control has received CE marking and is now labeled for in vitro diagnostic use in the European market Milford, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 SeraCare Life Sciences, a global life sciences company providing vital products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and production of human diagnostics and therapeutics, today announced it has received CE marking for its ACCURUN® 644 Control for Cystic Fibrosis Testing, now available in Europe.
Familial hemiplegic migraine is a rare and severe subtype of migraine with aura, an unusual sensory experience preceding the migraine attack.
A single gene is central in the development of several forms of polycystic kidney and liver disease, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the June 19 issue of Nature Genetics.
MILFORD, Ohio, June 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Guinness World Record has been set in suburban Cincinnati on Saturday, June 11, 2011 - for the largest car wash in history.
Pool Fun Raises Money for Cystic Fibrosis This Summer (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 This summer, swimmers and pool enthusiasts can make a splash for a very worthy cause with BioGuard Splash for CF, a nationwide fundraiser in support of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their local hospital care centers.
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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.