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2013-10-23 23:29:31

The third annual Dawg Run, hosted by local restaurant J Dawgs, is sponsored in part by Fibernet Corp. Orem, UT (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 On Saturday, October 26, Fibernet Corp will be sponsoring and participating in the 3rd Annual Dawg Run, hosted by J Dawgs. Proceeds from this event benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Participants are asked to run a mile around the Provo High School Track, then to go J Dawgs station to eat hot dogs and compete in other physical challenges. Awards are...

2013-10-22 23:27:35

LizArt Gallery, a website featuring photographs and gifts from artist Elizabeth Sohnle, is pleased to announce a new campaign aimed to raise awareness and funds for cystic fibrosis. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Elizabeth Sohnle Fine Art Photographer is pleased to announce a new campaign aimed to increase public awareness and raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, both locally and nationally. Her website http://www.lizartgallery.com features acclaimed photographs and gifts from artist...

2013-10-17 16:39:42

There are good bacteria and there are bad bacteria -- and sometimes both coexist within the same species. Take, for instance, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a microbe common in soil and water. This bacterium has been found to colonize medical equipment in hospitals and clinics around the world, and can live benignly in healthy individuals. But the bug poses a risk to those with weakened immune systems, and can turn pathogenic in patients with cystic fibrosis, forming thick layers of mucus in the...

2013-10-16 23:26:25

Announcement comes on the first day of the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, where the latest data on N8's patented biopharmaceutical will be presented. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 N8 Medical, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company commercializing innovative therapeutics and combination devices to address critical unmet needs in infectious disease and oncology, today announced that Michael Triplett, Ph.D. assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of N8 Medical on...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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