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Latest Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Stories

2012-04-07 23:02:24

Emily’s Entourage has announced a charity auction for two tickets to American Idol to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation after donating over $80,000 from their t-shirt fundraiser.

2012-04-05 23:01:07

Philadelphia area Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser Emily's Entourage has had a successful t-shirt fundraiser yielding both money and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the sale

2012-03-12 14:31:32

A recent study led by Gergely Lukacs, a professor at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, and published in the January issue of Cell, has shown that restoring normal function to the mutant gene product responsible for cystic fibrosis (CF) requires correcting two distinct structural defects.

2011-11-04 12:42:03

A new study has confirmed that the drug, ivacaftor (VX-770), significantly improves lung function in some people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

2011-11-04 10:17:16

Results of the pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial published in the Nov. 3, 2011 (embargoed 5 pm ET, Nov. 2, '11) New England Journal of Medicine, find that the oral medication ivacaftor (VX-770) provides major, sustained improvement in lung function, growth and other signs and symptoms for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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