Cystic-Fibrosis News

  • Behavioural problems in kids with cystic fibrosis

    Jun 8, 2009 04:46 IST
    Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) often have problems with sleeping, eating and complying with the physiotherapy they need. These problems may adversely affect health outcomes in children with CF.
  • Low vitamin D in children

    Nov 3, 2008 12:06 IST
    Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and treatment recommendations for correcting the deficiency are found inadequate.
  • Lung transplants good in Cystic Fibrosis

    Aug 25, 2008 09:18 IST
    Lung transplants generally lead to good long-term results in patients with cystic fibrosis.
  • Reflux causes cough in cystic fibrosis patients

    Aug 16, 2008 02:35 IST
    Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), a potentially serious chronic heartburn, may trigger cough in cystic fibrosis patients.
  • Once-daily tobramycin safe for cystic fibrosis

    Feb 16, 2005 03:16 IST
    Once-daily treatment with antibiotic tobramycin for cystic fibrosis appears to be as effective and perhaps less toxic to the kidneys than treatment three times a day.
  • Weight loss and severe cystic fibrosis

    Feb 24, 2010 11:16 IST
    Adults with cystic fibrosis who experience weight loss that does not involve fat tissue, or loss of fat-free mass, have more severe overall disease. Investigators have found that the loss of fat-free mass that is not obvious correlates with increased loss of bone mineral density and systemic inflammatory activity.
  • Pregnancy not harmful in cystic fibrosis

    Nov 5, 2003 02:19 IST
    After considering other contributing factors, women with cystic fibrosis (CF) who become pregnant do not have an increased risk of death.
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