Latest Cystic fibrosis Stories
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®
Claire Wineland receives notable award for her dedication to making a difference in the lives of others living with cystic fibrosis Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September
Expanded Collaboration Supports Phase 2 Clinical Trial Initiation of First-In-Class ENaC Inhibitor for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis DURHAM, N.C., Sept.
Storage.com and Boomer Esiason Foundation will work together in September & October to raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis.
CARY, N.C., Sept.
New respiratory therapy device uses sound waves at different frequencies to promote Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT). TUSCON, Ariz., Aug.
- Recipients will compete for public votes for a chance to win one of two Thriving Undergraduate and Graduate Scholar awards NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug.
Cystic fibrosis continues to be devastating for many people around the world.
The microdevice can provide new insights in disease studies and drug discovery by mimicking the complex multicellular structure and function of human airway tissue. Research
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.
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...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.