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Kaftrio, from the American laboratory Vertex, is part of an innovative class of drugs against this disease of genetic origin, which inexorably deteriorates the respiratory and digestive systems and was once often fatal to children and adolescents.
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Megan Panico, pulmonologist with the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Wallingford. May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. Advances in treatments in recent years has led to a significant improvement in life expectancy for Cystic Fibrosis patients, ...
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Cystic fibrosis is a disorder that damages your lungs, digestive tract, and other organs. It's an inherited disease caused by a defective gene that can be passed from generation to generation. Cystic fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucus, ...
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CLARE parents of children with Cystic Fibrosis have told of their fears for their childrens' future if they cannot access a “miracle” drug at the centre of a dispute between the Health Service Executive and a pharmaceutical company.
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A CYSTIC fibrosis sufferer who was dying when the Daily Express secured her a miracle drug is expecting a surprise baby.
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image: The scientists found that mLOY causes overproduction of fibrosis-promoting substances, thereby increasing the chance of heart failure. Tissue fibrosis is a major cause of death among the elderly. Men with mLOY are found to live shorter lives ...
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The new data also indicates an increase in the number of people now receiving support for 24 types of respiratory conditions including asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep apnoea, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia. January saw ...
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in the Midwest this summer and raising the ...
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Can reducing salt really help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and other diseases? A new study shows cutting out about 1/4 of a teaspoon of salt each day could ward off certain diseases and death over time. Viv Williams has details in this ...
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With every beat of your heart, blood carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. This life-sustaining process happens automatically, whether you're awake or asleep. But for people with sickle cell disease, it often goes awry.
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ATLANTA (WSAV) — Georgia has nearly 48000 monkeypox vaccine doses and is reporting 1033 cases so far. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Georgia ranks in the top 5 for the highest number of monkeypox cases in the country just ...
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People who have had COVID-19 face are at an increased risk for neurological and psychiatric conditions, including psychosis, dementia, epilepsy, and "brain fog" up to two years after, compared to those who have had other respiratory diseases.
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By Margery A. Beck and Josh Funk | Associated Press. OMAHA, Neb. — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in ...
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