As the leading resource for the pulmonary fibrosis
community, the Pulmonary Fibrosis
Foundation created the PFF Care Center Network to help ensure patients receive a swift and accurate diagnosis along with the highest quality of care, which is absolutely critical for effectively managing the devastating group of fibrotic lung diseases," said Gregory P.
The report Cystic Fibrosis
- Pipeline Review, H1 2015 provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Cystic Fibrosis
, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
The findings demonstrate a potential novel therapeutic approach to treat fibrotic diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
and liver fibrosis
Researchers at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and the University of Iowa Iowa City, have taken the first step in developing a porcine cystic fibrosis
model that may more closely mimic the disease in humans.
Since 1991, we have identified parameters associated with fibrosis
progression and constructed several panels combining these parameters, including the PGA index (6), age/platelets index (7), and the FibroTest (FT) (8).
The FDA and European Medicines Agency have both previously granted Bronchitol orphan drug status for treating cystic fibrosis
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
(IPF) is a medical condition of unknown etiology with poor prognosis in which progressive fibrosis
of the alveolar walls produces irreversible "honeycomb lung", in which a high-resolution CT scan of the lung yields a honeycomb pattern.
A defective gene in the bodies of cystic fibrosis
patients causes the body to produce abnormally thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening infections.
The Big Bounce in Cardiff's Atlantic Wharf saw dozens of fun lovers take to their space hoppers and tackle a special assault course in the wacky campaign organised in support of the Cystic Fibrosis
Hence, the fibrosis
following apoptosis is recognized as a predictor of adverse outcomes in subjects with cardiomyopathy (Kim and Iwao 2000; Narula et al.
The lower two-thirds of the nose was widened, and fibrosis
was seen around the upper and lower lateral cartilages.
validated a test that uses patient age, [gamma]-glutamyl transpeptidase, cholesterol level, and platelet count to predict the absence of significant fibrosis
(METAVIR stages F2-F4).
But in some diseases, such as cystic fibrosis
, the problem seems to be that a functioning protein goes astray.
Called Camp Fortnight, the program offered an unusual cross-cultural camping experience for children from the United Kingdom with cystic fibrosis
IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS
(IPF) IS A disease of inflammation that results in scarring, or fibrosis
, of the lungs.