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2014-06-24 23:15:51

From a Babe Ruth signed baseball, Muhammad Ali signed Boxing Gloves, a 1937 Slot Machine, a flight in a Jet Fighter, or tickets to a sport’s or red carpet event, silent and live auctions contribute greatly to maximize profits for charities – all while helping the world’s most vulnerable people and causes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 From a Babe Ruth signed baseball, Muhammad Ali signed Boxing Gloves, a 1937 Slot Machine, a flight in a Jet Fighter, or tickets to a sport’s or...

2014-06-24 12:27:59

CF Foundation Provided Scientific, Clinical and Significant Funding Support in Drug Development Process BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation applauds the successful results of Phase 3 studies of ivacaftor (Kalydeco(TM)) in combination with lumacaftor (VX-809) for people with two copies of the F508del mutation of cystic fibrosis (CF). The results showed significant improvements in lung function and other key measures of the disease,...

2014-06-02 08:31:12

Staff expanded in preparation for initiation of pulmonary and ophthalmic clinical trials DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, today announced senior leadership and organizational changes. The changes include the following: -- Paul Boucher has been promoted to President and will lead the executive management team, business development and provide overall...

2014-05-26 12:21:59

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - CFTR Modulators Initiate Drive towards Personalized Treatment and Market Growthhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/cystic_fibrosis_therapeutics_major_developed_markets_2019_cftr_modulators_initiate_drive_towards_personalized_treatment_market_growth.htmlCystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets...

2014-05-15 12:36:44

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" -- Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 17-18 BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend tens of thousands of walkers will hit the pavement and raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis. Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraiser and includes a total of 500 walks throughout the year -- with 200 this Saturday and Sunday. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes...

2014-05-13 23:10:04

Brothers Mario and Luca Lavorato are inspirational examples for those living with CF. Toronto (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Brothers Mario and Luca Lavorato know the realities of cystic fibrosis; they have lived with it their entire lives. They know all too well how cystic fibrosis (CF) patients need to make peace with the realities of their condition at a heartbreakingly young age. Yet while this cruelty of fate has the potential to discourage, it can also inspire, motivate and serve as a...

2014-04-30 08:34:06

Parion plans to initiate Phase 2 studies of P-1037 for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in the second half of 2014 DURHAM, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to reacquire the rights to epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitors identified and developed under a research collaboration announced...

2014-04-29 12:33:15

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada and new National Ambassador Ben Mulroney, from CTV's ETALK, invite all Canadians to join in the fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) during the month of May. As his first priority as National Ambassador for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Mulroney will be leading the Great Strides(TM) walk, a national fundraising event, taking place Sunday, May 25, 2014 in 70 locations across Canada. All money...

2014-04-28 23:11:43

On April 26, 2014, Team FiltersFast.com, led by company President Ray Scardigno, participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Xtreme Hike for a Cure. With generous donations from customers along with FilterFast.com matching funds, the team was responsible for raising $23,408 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Team FiltersFast.com is resting up after hiking over 30 miles in one day on the famous Appalachian Trail as part of the Cystic Fibrosis Xtreme Hike. For...

2014-04-22 12:28:33

Jon Stewart to Perform at Benefit Show at Jazz at Lincoln Center NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy award-winning comedian Lewis Black will host a one-night-only variety show featuring comedy, song and dance, with some help from his friends, including Jon Stewart, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan and others. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77256 What: Lewis Black Presents Big Stars, Big Cure: An Unforgettable Night of Comedy and...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.