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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" -- Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 17-18 BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend tens of thousands
Brothers Mario and Luca Lavorato are inspirational examples for those living with CF. Toronto (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Brothers Mario and Luca Lavorato know
With expanded screening test, 50 percent of Ashkenazi Jewish individuals are expected to be identified as carriers of at least one of the 38 diseases New York,
NorthStar employees rally behind the Clegg family in 5k Run/Walk for Cystic Fibrosis. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Over the weekend,
Parion plans to initiate Phase 2 studies of P-1037 for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in the second half of 2014 DURHAM, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company
May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada and new National Ambassador Ben Mulroney, from CTV's ETALK, invite all
On April 26, 2014, Team FiltersFast.com, led by company President Ray Scardigno, participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Xtreme Hike for a Cure.
Computer model of pathogens paves way for new treatments. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The two species of bacteria are genetically similar
Jon Stewart to Perform at Benefit Show at Jazz at Lincoln Center NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy award-winning comedian Lewis Black will host a one-night-only
Potential to Provide Needed Breathing Support for Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases and Non-Oxygen Dependent Respiratory Diseases IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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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