cystic fibrosis :
- n the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known
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- New lungs buy time but don't cure cystic fibrosis
The 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who fought for a lung transplant has a difficult journey ahead. The transplant isn't a cure for her cystic fibrosis, and new lungs don't tend to last as long as other ...
June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Saratoga: Ten-year-old Sacred Heart student attempts to raise $2,000 on his own for cystic fibrosis research
How Sam Nash came up with the idea of raising money on his own for cystic fibrosis research, no one can say for sure. In the final days of school, the shy 10-year-old came up with an idea to raise $2,000 for the cause. No one was more surprised than his parents.
June 14, 2013 - Saratoga News
- These Mutated Cystic Fibrosis Cells Are Worth Billions to Vertex Pharma
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (TheStreet) -- This is my favorite data slide from Vertex Pharmaceuticals' presentation at the European Cystic Fibrosis Society meeting. The slide is important because it helps explain how Vertex will dominate cystic fibrosis therapy and one day generate $10 billion in annual sales. See the "roadmap" I wrote about Tuesday. You don't need to be an expert in cystic fibrosis to ...
June 13, 2013 - TheStreet.com