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2012-09-18 23:02:29

Ongoing series of webinars featuring healthcare professionals and patients address the challenges faced by people with lung disease. PMD Healthcare manufactures Spiro PD, the world´s first truly personal spirometer. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 PMD Healthcare is conducting a series of free webinars to help educate and empower people with lung diseases — asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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