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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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)â€•scarring and thickening of the lungs from unknown causesâ€•is the predominant condition leading to lung transplantation nationwide.
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.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) affects about 100,000 people in the US each year and is fatal within three years of diagnosis.
An invasive cell that leads to fibrosis of the lungs may be stopped by cutting off its supply of sugar.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.