The latest Cystic Fibrosis News articles published daily. Includes news on Cystic Fibrosis (CF) or Mucoviscidosis - a life-threatening inherited genetic disease. Includes current research, treatment, symptoms and screening programs.
Cystic Fibrosis-Associated Intestinal Obstruction Ameliorated By Gene Replacement In Pigs
10 May 2013
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is caused by mutations in CFTR and is characterized by dysfunction of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines. Approximately 15% of babies with CF are born with an obstruction of the small intestine... [read article
Serendipitous Scientific Discovery Holds Potential In Destroying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
10 May 2013
Through the serendipity of science, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have discovered a potential treatment for deadly, drug-resistant bacterial infections that uses the same approach that HIV uses to infect cells... [read article
DNA Sequencing Reveals Evidence For Mycobacterium abscessus Transmission Between Cystic Fibrosis Patients
02 April 2013
Researchers at Papworth Hospital, the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have discovered why a new type of dangerous bacterial infection has become more common among people with Cystic Fibrosis around the world... [read article
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