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Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a gene that tells cells to develop multiple cilia, tiny hair-like structures that move fluids through the lungs and brain.
If you smoke cigarettes, you have more in common with someone who has cystic fibrosis than you think.
Homeopathy and SinusWars come to aid in the fight against Sinus Headaches. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2011 The new SinusWars9 puts an end to the debilitating symptoms of sinus congestion, pain and headaches. Headaches are one of the most uncomfortable symptoms a person can have.
The SinusWars team has found the answer to Nasal Congestion with Age-Old Ingredients New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 SinusWars10 is a combination of homeopathic ingredients that work to complement each other in the battle against nasal congestion.
Inhale deeply for the first time in months and feel refreshed and alive again New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Wax on. Wax off. Breathe in. Breathe out. We all witnessed the extraordinary power that the right breathing technique gave to the Karate Kid.
Video games controlled by the player's breath can encourage youths with cystic fibrosis to use techniques that can help keep their airways clearer.
Measuring the mechanical strength of cancer cell mucus layers provides clues about better ways to treat cancer, and also suggests why some cancer cells are more resistant to drugs than others.
A research study in which the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is participating has found evidence that suggests that the key to locomotion in snails stems from the animalâ€™s complex muscle movements, and not from its mucus, as had been previously thought.
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...