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2012-08-29 23:03:43

William Clay, Chief Financial Officer for the Nashville parking management company Premier Parking has been recognized as one of Nashville´s Top 30 Under 30. Those selected by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation are some of the most active and influential members of their local business community. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 For the past three years the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) has been recognizing influential members of local business communities under the age of 30. In...

Mucus Helps Clean Out Human Lungs
2012-08-24 10:53:38

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill recently published a study on their work to understand how human lungs clean out mucus from colds and allergy, making the airways free of foreign matter that may be toxic or infectious to the body. The findings, published in a recent issue of the journal Science, will help scientists identify issues related to human lung diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive...

2012-08-09 23:00:20

Jesska Biele reaches out to the community to make her wedding day perfect and Event Decor Direct is ready to help. Boynton Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Jessika Biele lives with a very difficult diagnosis, Cystic Fibrosis. Although her days are often filled with discomfort and uncertainty Jessika has found true love. On Febuary 14th (yes Valentines Day) Jessika´s boyfriend, Leighton proposed. Recently Jessika reached out to Event Décor Direct: “I cannot even tell you...


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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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