|'The Doctors' tells Nashville woman's cystic fibrosis story|
For much of her life, Christina Davidson kept her cystic fibrosis — a life-threatening genetic disease — a secret. She hoped it would allow her to live "a normal life." But frequent trips to the hospital to fight infections caused by the disease ...
The Tennessean - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:30
|Cystic Fibrosis market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 35.10% over the period ...|
PharmiWeb.com (press release) - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:30
|Increased neoepitope concentrations linked with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ...|
Protein fragments generated by metalloproteinase activity identified individuals with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from healthy controls, and the rate of fragment change was associated with disease worsening and reduced survival, according to recent ...
Healio - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:15
|Lighter Side: Pigs help girl cope with Cystic Fibrosis|
In your feel-good story for the day, Make-A-Wish – and Texas show hogs – helped to make one Indiana girl's dream come true. According to ABC 13, 13-year-old Dalaney Vickery was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis shortly after she turned a year old. Her ...
Pork Magazine - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:41
|Recent Cystic Fibrosis Research on Vertex's Kalydeco Disappoints Investors|
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently presented preliminary study results of FDA-approved Kalydeco for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in combination with an investigational drug. Despite the fact that the combined therapy helped improve breathing ...
Cystic Fibrosis News Today - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:18
|Technology & Apps Like “My Fight Against Cystic Fibrosis” Aid in CF Management|
Dorothy Andersen, M.D., was the first to write a full report describing cystic fibrosis in 1938, and since her initial writings, gradual improvements have been added to improve CF health management for patients. Technological improvements have assisted ...
Cystic Fibrosis News Today - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:02
|Newly Discovered Cellular Defect Is Responsible for Cystic Fibrosis Mucus ...|
shutterstock_209181739 An article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation provides evidence that challenges the previously held assumptions as to where the abnormal accumulation of sticky mucus, a key feature in cystic fibrosis (CF), originates.
Cystic Fibrosis News Today - Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:07
|Researchers Find a New Therapeutic Target for Pulmonary Fibrosis Linked to ...|
IPF is a progressive fatal lung disease in which the lung tissues and alveoli are damaged, becoming thick and scarred, compromising oxygen transfer between the lungs and the bloodstream. The generation of this scar tissue is known as fibrosis and a ...
Pulmonary Fibrosis News - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:37
|Cystic Fibrosis Patients Living To Adulthood To Increase 75% By 2025; Health ...|
Before 1960, an infant born with cystic fibrosis was not expected to live more than a few months. Today, thanks to advances in treatment and care, these same babies are surviving well into their late 30s. A recent study now predicts that those ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:04
|Dramatic Spike in Cystic Fibrosis Cases Expected in Children and Adults|
HCPLive - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:27
|NHS must adapt for rise in cystic fibrosis survival rates|
Nursing Times - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:56
|Survey: Number of UK adults living with cystic fibrosis expected to increase ...|
News-Medical.net - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:19