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2011-02-19 00:00:38

Following a large number of loyal customers coming from the UK and Europe, It is no surprise that SinusWars in keeping with customer satisfaction always guaranteed, has made the crucial move into supplying the international market from a warehouse in the UK.

2011-02-17 21:13:55

Cigarette smoking has been linked with overproduction of mucus associated with chronic bronchitis.

2011-01-27 14:41:20

Researchers have proved that a single "master switch" enzyme, known as aldose reductase, is key in producing excess mucous that clogs the airways of people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2010-12-23 08:16:42

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common disease which affects the entire body, causing progressive disability and often-early death.

2010-12-17 17:18:44

Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function may benefit from a new investigational drug designed to help prevent formation of the sticky mucus that is a hallmark of the disease.

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2010-09-20 07:52:26

Crosstalk between ion channels points to new therapeutic strategy, Penn study finds.

2010-09-01 00:44:00

BRADLEY, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The moment the bell rings on the first day back to school, it signals the start of cold and flu season for the nation's children.

2010-03-01 14:35:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan Smith, M.D., Senior Medical Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. offers the following advice: You wake up with a runny nose and your throat feels sore. Within a day, a nagging cough sets in and you know you're sick.

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2010-02-10 12:39:12

Mutations that enable Pseudomonas to thrive in cystic fibrosis lung secretions may also guard the bacteria against antibiotics.

2010-01-04 14:28:06

Johns Hopkins University researchers have created biodegradable nanosized particles that can easily slip through the body's sticky and viscous mucus secretions to deliver a sustained-release medication cargo.


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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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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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