FCE News https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=1036&layout=blog&Itemid=166 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:35:38 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management it-it Socioeconomic Status Determines Lung Transplant Approval Rates https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167671:socioeconomic-status-determines-lung&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167671:socioeconomic-status-determines-lung&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 After initial evaluations, patients with adult cystic fibrosis (CF) have a greater likelihood of not being accepted for lung transplants. Lead author Bradley S... ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ivacaftor Improves Lung Function And Symptoms In Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Specific Genetic Mutation https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167672:ivacaftor-improves-lung-function&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167672:ivacaftor-improves-lung-function&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 Ivacaftor, a novel oral agent that potentiates a membrane channel blocked in patients aged six years and older with cystic fibrosis caused by the G551D mutation, significantly improves lung function and reduces pulmonary exacerbations, according to ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:00:00 +0000 DNA From Cystic Fibrosis Patients With And Without Chronic Infections Points To Unsuspected Mutation https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162304:from-cystic-fibrosis-patients&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162304:from-cystic-fibrosis-patients&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 Comparing the DNA from patients at the best and worst extremes of a health condition can reveal genes for resistance and susceptibly. This approach discovered rare variations in the DCTN4 gene among cystic fibrosis patients most prone to early, chron ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Fri, 20 Jul 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Airways More Acidic In Cystic Fibrosis Patients, Less Effective At Killing Bacteria https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162305:airways-more-acidic-cystic&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162305:airways-more-acidic-cystic&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 The human airway is a pretty inhospitable place for microbes. There are numerous immune defense mechanisms poised to kill or remove inhaled bacteria before they can cause problems. But cystic fibrosis (CF) disrupts these defenses, leaving patients pa ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Fri, 20 Jul 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Cystic Fibrosis Drug Bronchitol Approved, EU https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154903:cystic-fibrosis-drug-bronchitol&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154903:cystic-fibrosis-drug-bronchitol&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 According to Pharmaxis, Bronchitol, a new cystic fibrosis treatment, has been granted EU approval for patients aged 18 years and older as an add-on therapy to the best standard of care in 29 European countries. Dr... ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Fri, 18 May 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Why 1 Bacterial Infection Is So Deadly In Cystic Fibrosis https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154904:bacterial-infection-deadly-cystic&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154904:bacterial-infection-deadly-cystic&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 Scientists have found why a certain type of bacteria, harmless in healthy people, is so deadly to patients with cystic fibrosis. The bacterium, Burkholderia cenocepacia, causes a severe and persistent lung infection in patients with CF and is resista ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Fri, 18 May 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Molecules Designed By Computer Point To New Therapy For Cystic Fibrosis https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154905:molecules-designed-computer-point&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154905:molecules-designed-computer-point&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 By developing software that uses 3-D models of proteins involved in cystic fibrosis, a team of scientists at Duke University has identified several new molecules that may ease the symptoms of the disease. Computer algorithms created by the team predi ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Fri, 18 May 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Antibiotic Use For Cystic Fibrosis: Decade-Long Study Raises New Questions https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150129:antibiotic-cystic-fibrosis-decade&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150129:antibiotic-cystic-fibrosis-decade&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 When it comes to treating cystic fibrosis, the current standard of aggressive antibiotic treatments may not always be the best answer, a decade-long study led by researchers at the University of Michigan has found... ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:00:00 +0000 New Research Could Provide Roadmap For More Effective Drug Discovery For Cystic Fibrosis https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=147143:research-could-provide-roadmap&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=147143:research-could-provide-roadmap&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 A recent study led by Gergely Lukacs, a professor at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, and published in Cell, has shown that restoring normal function to the mutant gene product responsible for cystic fibrosis (CF) r ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Wed, 14 Mar 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Kalydeco - A Cystic Fibrosis Treatment https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=140304:kalydeco-cystic-fibrosis-treatment&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 https://fcenews.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=140304:kalydeco-cystic-fibrosis-treatment&catid=1036:vascolare&Itemid=166 Kalydeco has been approved by the Food And Drug Administration (FDA) to treat a vicious type of Cystic Fibrosis (CF). CF is a deadly recessive disease which targets the lungs, but can also harm the liver, pancreas, and intestine. It occurs from the ... ...]]> [email protected] (Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today ) Vascolare Wed, 01 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000