With antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” continuing to be a threat in U.S. hospitals, doctors are looking for innovative ways to cut down on disease transmission. Continue reading Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
A year removed from its initial grant of $525,000, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics (CFFT) is providing $3 million in additional funding to 4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT). Continue reading 4D Molecular Receives $3 Million from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics
Isabella Passamano, daughter of Beth Sufian and James Passamano, has launched the CF Relief Fund to provide direct relief to children and adults with CF affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Continue reading CF Relief Fund Launched for Those with CF Impacted by Hurricanes.
Smoke from wildfires can cause problems for those with respiratory and cardiac disease as well as the very young and the elderly. Smoke from forest and grass fires contains particles that can irritate eyes, throat and lungs. These can be bothersome to Continue reading Health Recommendations for Wildfire Smoke from National Jewish Health
• In honor of the program’s 25th anniversary, AbbVie is awarding three $25,000 scholarships, including a new award category – the Blogger’s Choice Award
• Cast a vote online or via text message, through October 13, 2017, to help determine this year’s Thriving Undergraduate and Continue reading AbbVie Announces 25th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Program Including 2017 Thriving Student Scholarship Contest and Blogger’s Choice Award
Bitter taste receptors in the upper airway are a first line of defense against sinus infections, but their ability to kill harmful toxins and pathogens is blocked when the sweet taste receptors are also stimulated. While glucose and other sugars are known to Continue reading Blocking sweet taste receptors can help body fight off sinus infections