Cystic fibrosis gene linked to pancreas disease

...same genetic defect that causes cystic fibrosis also appears to be involved in...Researchers estimate that the cystic fibrosis gene may play a role in about...though victims show no signs of cystic fibrosis itself. "This is a disease...

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Cystic-fibrosis study reveals strengths, limits of genetic counseling

...Most parents of youngsters with cystic fibrosis have more children even though...parents whose first child had cystic fibrosis eventually decided to have another...still at risk of being born with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis affects about...

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Researchers may have found link between typhoid, cystic fibrosis

...to another inherited disease, cystic fibrosis, may also come with a silver...researchers has determined that the cystic fibrosis mutation may offer protection...recently that cells carrying the cystic fibrosis mutation failed to bind in lab...

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Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients exercise

...Georgia Regents University. Cystic fibrosis has not slowed down the man who...intolerance is a side effect of cystic fibrosis and GRU researchers are looking...help those patients do more.Cystic fibrosis is a disease caused by a defect...

Early studies prompt hope for new way to attack cystic fibrosis

...finally attack the cause of deadly cystic fibrosis rather than just treat its symptoms...a genetic defect that causes cystic fibrosis. "This is a great time...down the road, it might." Cystic fibrosis afflicts about 30,000 American...

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FDA approves inhaled antibiotic to fight cystic fibrosis infection

...few puffs from an inhaler and cystic fibrosis patient Brett Barker now can...thousands of patients like Barker. Cystic fibrosis is so lethal that most patients...J. Beall, president of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. "I was breathing...

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Study: Gene therapy spray could help treat cystic fibrosis

...abnormalities that appears in cystic fibrosis, a new study says. The rare...administered the gene -- known as Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator...the lungs two days after eight cystic fibrosis patients were given the spray...

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Expectant couples offered the nation's first routine gene tests

...carry a gene mutation that causes cystic fibrosis even if no one in their family...from your doctor - explaining cystic fibrosis, how gene testing works, and...young adults are living with cystic fibrosis. It attacks their lungs, clogging...

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Mom running Augusta Half Marathon for sick children

...raise awareness and money for cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that affects...treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, a disease that affects more...Georgia Health Sci ences University Cystic Fibrosis Center for about 17 years, since...

Man remembered for bravery, living full life

An Augusta man whose battle against cystic fibrosis brought an outpouring of community support has died...2003, was 2 months old when he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a condition that causes thick mucus to plug organs...

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