Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn international research group of 32 experts from nine countries has updated the guidelines for diagnosing the genetic disease cystic fibrosis.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA barrel chest may be a sign of strength in bodybuilders, but in medical terms, it may be a sign of a serious disease such as osteoarthritis or COPD.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA team of researchers at Western University is playing with molecular-Lego by adding an engineered enzyme to the revolutionary new gene-editing tool, CRISPR/Cas9.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA medical device for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) sufferers which lessens their exposure to infections resulting in fewer doctors' visits, reduced antibiotic usage and shorter hospital stays, is expected...
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA multi-drug resistant infection that can cause life-threatening illness in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) and can spread from patient to patient has spread globally and is becoming increasingly...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a life-threatening pathogen in hospitals. About ten percent of all nosocomial infections, in particular pneumonia, are caused by this pathogen.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PSTA minor hiccup in the sequence of a human gene can have devastating impacts on health.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PSTNew lung scanning technology developed at Monash University has the potential to transform treatment for millions of people with lung disease in Australia and around the world.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTA study by researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Brigham and Women's Hospital and the California Department of Public Health suggests that all babies with a known mutation for...
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 04:00:00 PSTScientists in the UK have found new evidence that tiny viruses called bacteriophages turbo-charge the evolution of bacteria that cause lung infections in Cystic Fibrosis patients.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PSTMini-guts grown in the lab using cystic fibrosis patients' cells can help pinpoint those who are most likely to benefit from new drugs, according to a new study.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:00:00 PSTNew research has identified new molecules that could help in the fight to prevent diseases caused by faulty ion channels, such as cystic fibrosis.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PSTStudy finds drug approved to treat metabolic acidosis intravenously might serve as an aerosol to reduce airway surface liquid acidity in cystic fibrosis.
Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 PSTCystic fibrosis lung cells were restored to 50 percent of healthy function in work that provides the first evidence that novel therapeutic strategies for human patients can be identified based on...
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe bacterium Burkholderia multivorans evolves and adapts in bursts to survive in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, according to a study published in mSystems, an open access journal from the...
Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn about the symptoms and treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, a condition where the pancreas does not make enough enzymes to digest food properly.
Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 PSTScientists have discovered a new protease inhibitor with potential to improve airway hydration and mucus clearance, and thus reduce frequency of infection in cystic fibrosis.
Fri, 13 May 2016 02:00:00 PSTScientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a new molecule which has the potential to prolong the life of individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Thu, 05 May 2016 04:00:00 PSTFor female cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and providers, individual CF health care specialists have a significant role in helping patients gain access to educational resources that can help them...
Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 PSTTo increase its reach in developing countries, SpiroCall works with all phones, not just smartphones.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 03:00:00 PSTGenome screening of nearly 600,000 healthy adults for 874 mutations finds 13 who despite carrying genes for severe childhood diseases never developed them and grew up healthy.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 03:00:00 PSTProteins are the workhorses of life, mediating almost all biological events in every life form.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 05:00:00 PSTXbox Kinects could be used in the future to assess the health of patients with conditions such as cystic fibrosis.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 03:00:00 PSTResearchers in France have discovered that volatile compounds released by a bacterial pathogen stimulate the growth of a fungal pathogen found in lung infections in cystic fibrosis (CF).
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PSTRecent research progress into how bacteria adapt and evolve during chronic lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients could lead to better treatment strategies being developed, according to a new...