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Cystic Fibrosis Infants & Wrongful Birth: Angry Mother Loves Her ... - National Review



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Cystic Fibrosis Infants & Wrongful Birth: Angry Mother Loves Her ... 
National Review
Pity: An angry mother of a son with cystic fibrosis sues her doctors in a wrongful-birth case and writes about it ...
Kathryn Lopez: Love, motherhood and tragedy - The Register-Mail Galesburg Register-Mail

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Vincentian students raise $10K for cystic fibrosis - Tribune-Review



Vincentian students raise $10K for cystic fibrosis 
Tribune-Review
Three seniors at Vincentian Academy in McCandless ? Caroline Elliott of Hampton, Marina Eyster of Ross and Mark Yakim of Sewickley ? have donated $10,156 they raised from a fundraiser to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The students raised the money ...

 


Ontario Researcher Awarded Grant to Develop Precision Medicine Tool for CF - Cystic Fibrosis News Today



Cystic Fibrosis News Today
 
Ontario Researcher Awarded Grant to Develop Precision Medicine Tool for CF 
Cystic Fibrosis News Today
Hirota, a respiratory researcher at St. Joseph's and an assistant professor in the department of medicine at McMaster University in Canada, will receive $280,183 over three years under the grant. ?Unfortunately, currently approved drugs fail to work in ...

 


Proteostasis Therapeutics Announces Positive Clinical Results from Studies of PTI-428, PTI-801 and PTI-808 in ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Proteostasis Therapeutics Announces Positive Clinical Results from Studies of PTI-428, PTI-801 and PTI-808 in ... 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of groundbreaking therapies to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) and other ...

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East County residents walk to fight cystic fibrosis - Chron.com



Chron.com
 
East County residents walk to fight cystic fibrosis 
Chron.com
"My cousin, he actually has cystic fibrosis," said Hemphill. Hemphill says she also chose to focus on cystic fibrosis because it is not as commonly known as other diseases. "He was diagnosed two weeks after he was born," she said. Cystic fibrosis is a ...

 


Middletown student won't let cystic fibrosis win; earns $25K scholarship - Asbury Park Press



Asbury Park Press
 
Middletown student won't let cystic fibrosis win; earns $25K scholarship 
Asbury Park Press
MIDDLETOWN - For those around her, it's easy to forget Taylor MacLean is battling a relentless disease. The 24-year-old Middletown resident aces her coursework in pursuit of a psychology doctorate. She goes dancing on the weekends. At a glance, MacLean ...

 


Early Treatment With Kalydeco Investigated in Young Cystic Fibrosis ... - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Early Treatment With Kalydeco Investigated in Young Cystic Fibrosis ... 
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Vertex has announced positive results from the Phase 3 trial of Kalydeco (ivacaftor) in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) aged 1 to 2 years who have 1 of 10 mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. Ivacaftor is ...

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Virtual reality used during cystic fibrosis treatment - BBC News - BBC News



BBC News
 
Virtual reality used during cystic fibrosis treatment - BBC News 
BBC News
Cystic fibrosis patients can now use virtual reality safaris to distract them from treatment.

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Virtual Reality Used In Hospital For Cystic Fibrosis 'Distraction Therapy' - Cystic Fibrosis News Today



Cystic Fibrosis News Today
 
Virtual Reality Used In Hospital For Cystic Fibrosis 'Distraction Therapy' 
Cystic Fibrosis News Today
In their minds, cystic fibrosis patients are cycling through an African safari, exploring the animals and environment. In reality, they're sitting atop a bike machine with a thick, black visor engulfing half their face. The University Hospital ...

 


Scientists Explore New Way to Generate Stem Cell-like Cells for CF Therapy - Cystic Fibrosis News Today



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Scientists Explore New Way to Generate Stem Cell-like Cells for CF Therapy 
Cystic Fibrosis News Today
In cystic fibrosis, epithelial lung cells express a defective CFTR protein that causes the disease. Researchers introduced the Club-iPL cells into a mouse model of the disease and observed that the cells thrived in the respiratory tract of the animals ...