Cystic Fibrosis

Best foods to eat with cystic fibrosis

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Cystic fibrosis carriers: What to know

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Common virus could speed up cystic fibrosis

A new study has found that cytomegalovirus, which is normally dormant in people who have it, can become active again in people with cystic fibrosis who develop lung infections. New research explores the role of cytomegalovirus in cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition. It causes damage to the lungs and digestive system, and […]

Cystic Fibrosis

Scientists discover biomarkers which could lead to better treatments for CF patients

Researchers have identified two new biological markers of cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disease which affects children and young adults, leaving them with lifelong health complications including digestive problems and persistent lung infections. The findings, published in the journal ACS Central Science, shed new light on the underlying mechanisms of CF and could lead to […]

Cystic Fibrosis

Drug combination improves lung function within 15 days of treatment for children with cystic fibrosis

A combination of two drugs – lumacaftor and ivacaftor – improves lung function in children aged 6-11 with cystic fibrosis within 15 days of treatment, according to a phase 3 trial published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal and presented at the European Cystic Fibrosis Society conference. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that causes […]