Cystic fibrosis deadlier for Hispanic than non-Hispanic patients
The study, published online June 18 in Chest, tracked more than 1,700 California residents with cystic fibrosis. Between 1991 and 2010, Hispanic CF patients were almost three times as likely to die as non-Hispanic CF patients, the study found. The gap ...
Stanford Medical Center Report - Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:07

Cystic fibrosis deadlier for Hispanic than non-Hispanic patients, study finds
Medical Xpress - Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:52

Cystic fibrosis is deadlier for Hispanic patients, Stanford study finds
Scope (blog) - Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:30



Emily Schaller: Fighting Cystic Fibrosis Through Running
Schaller is the not-so-lucky recipient of each of her parent's recessive genes for cystic fibrosis. The disease makes her sweat buckets of salt and causes her body to create thick and sticky mucus that gums up her pancreas and lungs. Hence, the coughing.
velonews.competitor.com - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:53



Study Finds Triciribine Could Reverse Pulmonary Fibrosis and Pulmonary ...
In a recent study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, researchers at the University of Georgia found that the therapy triciribine could be able to reverse or stop pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary fibrosis progression. Pulmonary ...
Lung Disease News - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:01

Public Release: 12-Jun-2015 UGA researchers find potential treatment for fatal ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:01

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Maker Nivalis Therapeutics Has $77M IPO
Nivalis Therapeutics, a Boulder, CO-based drug company developing a treatment for cystic fibrosis, made its debut on the Nasdaq on Wednesday with a $77 million public offering. Formerly N30 Pharmaceuticals, Nivalis (NASDAQ: NVLS) sold 5.5 million ...
Xconomy - Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:37



For teen Lightning fan with cystic fibrosis, hockey is a way of life
Stalman 's asthma has led to lung infections much like what can happen with (cystic fibrosis) kids," Warnecke said. "The scar tissue had built up in his lungs from the asthma and prevented him from clearing mucus, which caused further infections ...
USA TODAY - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:52



Cystic fibrosis patient, 22, rejects treatment to complete bucket list
A terminally ill cystic fibrosis sufferer has told of how she make the unthinkable decision to turn down a new heart and lungs in order to be well enough to tick off her bucket list. Channan Petrides, 22, had been on the NHS transplant list since 2014 ...
Daily Mail - Sat, 06 Jun 2015 11:34

Terminally ill woman Channan Petrides, 22, turns down organ donors so she ...
Metro - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 02:06



Cystic fibrosis sufferer and lung transplant survivor Emily Hoyle to climb ...
Three years ago, cystic fibrosis sufferer Emily Hoyle was barely clinging to life, her only hope of survival an urgent lungs transplant. Yet this month, the 30 year old London-based Pilates teacher is preparing for a record breaking 6000m ascent up ...
Telegraph.co.uk - Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:00



CNIO researchers show that telomeres are linked to the origins of idiopathic ...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) causes a gradual loss of respiratory capacity and can be lethal within a few years. The cause is unknown, although it can be attributed to a combination of genetics and the environment. A team of researchers from the ...
Medical Xpress - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:56


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