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2013-11-12 09:10:29

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report A promising technology may enable doctors to diagnose and possibly treat in utero a common cause of stillbirth and sudden death in infants, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. The study is the first to document the electrophysiological characteristics of fetal long QT syndrome and to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the magnetic EKG, or magnetocardiogram, in a sizable population...

2013-11-08 23:04:48

Inter-professional Care provided to a 9 year old girl with genetic mutation for Long QT Syndrome. New York (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 As a researcher at Pace University in New York, Esma Paljevic, EdD, RN, CPNP, was astonished to find out that according to the American Heart Association there were 4000 deaths per year in individuals under the age of 35 due to undiagnosed disturbances of heart rhythm, such as long QT Syndrome (2009). Paljevic is an assistant professor of nursing at Pace...

2013-10-22 23:27:35

LizArt Gallery, a website featuring photographs and gifts from artist Elizabeth Sohnle, is pleased to announce a new campaign aimed to raise awareness and funds for cystic fibrosis. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Elizabeth Sohnle Fine Art Photographer is pleased to announce a new campaign aimed to increase public awareness and raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, both locally and nationally. Her website http://www.lizartgallery.com features acclaimed photographs and gifts from artist...

2013-10-16 23:26:25

Announcement comes on the first day of the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, where the latest data on N8's patented biopharmaceutical will be presented. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 N8 Medical, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company commercializing innovative therapeutics and combination devices to address critical unmet needs in infectious disease and oncology, today announced that Michael Triplett, Ph.D. assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of N8 Medical on...

2013-10-15 20:47:06

Powerful tool may lead to treatment of RP Research led by physician-scientists at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has produced a breakthrough discovery in diagnosing retinitis pigmentosa, a blinding disease that affects about 1 in 4,000 people in the United States. Rong Wen, M.D., Ph.D., and Byron Lam, M.D., professors of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer, in collaboration with biochemist Ziqiang Guan, Ph.D., a research associate professor...

2013-10-01 23:36:23

Best in Backyards will sponsor its local Boy Scout troop for the upcoming “Wrestle Cure,” a charitable event whose proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis. The event will take place on November 8th at 7 p.m. at the old High School in Mahopac N.Y. Mahopac, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Best in Backyards, New York and Connecticut’s leading provider of swing sets and other recreational backyard amenities, announces its sponsorship of Boy Scout Troop No. 1 for “Wrestle Cure.” The...

2013-09-27 23:25:28

Helping CF Patients Breathe Easier Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Synedgen announces the award of a National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Small Business Innovation Research grant from the NIH to explore the mechanisms of a natural modified biopolymer to both reduce the viscosity of mucus and the cohesion of biofilms, potentially leading to a pulmonary treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) to enhance airway clearance and augment the activity of standard...


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Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'