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2008-12-17 12:10:00

Organization Has Filled More Than 1 Million Prescriptions BETHESDA, Md., Dec.

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2008-09-26 13:00:00

Scientists hope that a new development, which allows them to create pigs that develop cystic fibrosis in the same way the people do, will give them new insight into fighting the disease.

2008-09-25 00:00:30

It's not every day you get a visit from the Lord Mayor of Plymouth - but that's what happened to Harvey Skinner, aged four, during a stay at Derriford Hospital.

2008-08-30 09:00:20

What was your first experience of cystic fibrosis? I have two grandsons, now in their twenties, who were diagnosed at birth. It's a shock when you hear that news and you don't really know anything about the disease.

2008-07-15 15:00:53

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a resolution to encourage public awareness and understanding of cystic fibrosis, and support research to find a cure for the disease.

2008-07-09 12:00:49

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amazingly, surfers have unknowingly held a key to prolonging the lifespan and quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), a fatal genetic disease that causes the body to produce thick, sticky mucus, which clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections.

2008-06-14 06:00:00

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.

2007-06-20 12:00:47

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU) teamed up with the Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) to present Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) with a $50,000 donation to its Adult Cystic Fibrosis program at the Joey O'Donnell Cystic Fibrosis Center.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.