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2013-09-06 12:26:52

New research has uncovered a process that is defective in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, a common cause of kidney failure.

Cystic Fibrosis Genetics Breakthrough
2013-08-26 12:46:54

With over 1,900 mutations in the genes responsible for cystic fibrosis (CF), separating the harmful alterations from the benign ones has been a long, arduous undertaking for geneticists. Until now, that is.

Judge Rules Sarah Murnaghan Can Be On Adult Lung Transplant List
2013-06-06 12:28:12

A federal judge has ruled that 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan can be put on the list for a lung transplant.

2013-05-30 23:00:55

Alex Brown and Erin Gillen join Kim Power Stilson on the TalkWorthy Radio Show to talk about the Utah Vision Walk.


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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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