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Doctors Hail New Cystic Fibrosis Drug

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Doctors are hailing a new treatment for the lung disease cystic fibrosis as a hugely significant advancement. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine says the drug called “ivacaftor” targets a faulty protein that causes the disease by correcting the balance of salt and water in the patient’s airways. Those who took the […]

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