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FoldRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (FoldRx) today announced that it has discovered a series of novel drug prototypes that have shown potential in vitro to correct the protein-folding defect associated with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in collaboration with Copernicus Therapeutics, Inc.
Aradigm Corporation (OTCBB:ARDM) (the "Company") today announced positive results from an open-label, two week efficacy and safety study of its once daily inhaled liposomal ciprofloxacin in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).
By Knott, Laurence THE BASICS Proactive management can improve patient survival. By Dr Laurence Knott Cystic fibrosis (CF) affects one in 2,500 newborns and has a UK prevalence of 8,000.
Altus Pharmaceuticals has announced the completion of the last patient visit of the Trizytek Phase III efficacy trial. In this trial, Altus is evaluating the efficacy of an oral, non-porcine enzyme replacement therapy for cystic fibrosis patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common genetic disease in Caucasians. The median life span for those with this malady is 36 years, and lung disease is the major cause of mortality.
U.S. researchers say up to 100 million people globally have genetic mutations that keep their blood pressure low and lower their risk of heart and kidney disease and stroke.
By Papantoniou, Nicolaos Katsoulis, Ioannis; Papageorgiou, Ioannis; Antsaklis, Aris Abstract Long QT syndrome is a rare but severe cardiac arrhythmia.
Copernicus Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that a research team at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, led by Dr. Muna Naash, Professor of Cell Biology, demonstrated that Copernicus' DNA nanoparticles corrected vision defects in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
By RACHEL AGUTTER; VICTORIA LAMBERT Like the Browns' baby, Jenny Agutter's niece has cystic fibrosis. But her defiant words and joyful pictures prove that she can still live life to the full At 28, Rachel Agutter has lived with cystic fibrosis all her life.
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...
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