High school senior loses battle with cystic fibrosis
After battling cystic fibrosis for most of his 17 years, Cole was hospitalized for more than a week at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. After two emergency surgeries on his lungs, the high school senior died Sunday night from complications ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:13



SVR after therapy reduced inflammation, fibrosis in HCV patients
In a new study, patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection who achieved a sustained virologic response with interferon-based therapy experienced decreases in inflammation and fibrosis scores vs. patients who did not undergo therapy or those who ...
Healio - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:11

The Changing HCV Landscape:
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:52



Wharton woman with cystic fibrosis competing for Miss NJ
Ruiz is competing for a cause which she hopes will set her apart from the competition; raising awareness for cystic fibrosis. Ruiz has had cystic fibrosis since birth, and was diagnosed at six months old. Cystic fibrosis affects the lungs, where a ...
Dailyrecord.com - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:20

Teen With Cystic Fibrosis Will Have You Laughing In A Heartbeat
The 17-year-old has cystic fibrosis and a sharp sense of humor. Watch her work the latter in her video (above) on the perks of going to the hospital. We promise, Claire, we'll never underestimate the value of 24/7 room service again. Incidentally, her ...
Huffington Post - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:38

Out-of-step cells spur muscle fibrosis in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients
Like a marching band falling out of step, muscle cells fail to perform in unison in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A new study in The Journal of Cell Biology reveals how this breakdown leads to the proliferation of stiff fibrotic tissue ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:00

Teen Who Received Sweet Shoutout From Luke Bryan Passes Away After ...
A young Luke Bryan fan who made headlines recently has lost her battle with cystic fibrosis. Seventeen-year-old Kenna Taylor of Rock Island, Tenn. passed away on Tuesday (Oct. 7), Nashville Gab reports. The girl bravely faced her health struggles up to ...
Taste of Country - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:09



Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown for the first time how bacteria can grow directly in the lungs of Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to get tremendous insights into bacteria behavior and growth in chronic ...
HealthCanal.com - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:11

Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infection: Scientists Open Black Box on Bacterial Growth
Tasnim News Agency - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:22



After-dark 5k to benefit Cystic Fibrosis
Runners and volunteers will participate in the after-dark race that features runners dressed in costumes to benefit both the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and East End Mainstreet. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 in conjunction with the ...
State Journal - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:11

The Buzz | Cystic fibrosis evening 5K
The Courier-Journal - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:00


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