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2011-07-25 10:00:00

Awards Given for Research, Humanitarian and Advocacy Efforts CULVER CITY, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) proudly announces the winners of its three annual awards for distinguished service.

2011-07-19 16:19:03

Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who report treatment for gastroespophageal reflux (GER) appear to have longer survival than IPF patients who are not treated for GERD.

2011-07-12 16:24:00

Landmark Bill Introduced in Senate and House Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Lethal Lung Disease WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) has been introduced in the Senate by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) in the U.S.

2011-07-12 14:00:00

Landmark Legislation Will Coordinate and Expand National Research on Pulmonary Fibrosis CHICAGO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today the re-introduction of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA).

2011-07-07 16:59:00

BRISBANE, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that patient enrollment has begun in ASCEND, a new Phase 3 study of pirfenidone for patients who suffer from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

2011-07-05 10:00:00

PF Week Set for Sept. 18-24 CULVER CITY, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has set its 2011 National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week for September 18-24, 2011.

2011-07-02 02:49:20

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)―scarring and thickening of the lungs from unknown causes―is the predominant condition leading to lung transplantation nationwide.

2011-06-29 12:00:00

Guy Junker and Stan Savran to Help Launch the First Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former SPORTSBEAT Co-Hosts Guy Junker and Stan Savran will reunite to host the first Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for Pulmonary Fibrosis.

2011-06-29 06:59:24

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) affects about 100,000 people in the US each year and is fatal within three years of diagnosis.

2011-06-27 15:09:52

An invasive cell that leads to fibrosis of the lungs may be stopped by cutting off its supply of sugar.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.