Live Stream the North American CF Conference Tomorrow for Free!

The North American CF Conference (NACFC) provides a collaborative and educational forum for all CF professionals. The educational elements of the meeting program are targeted to physicians, nurses, research scientists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, nutritionists, social workers, and pharmacists. Continue reading Live Stream the North American CF Conference Tomorrow for Free!

Hill-Rom Introduces New Monarch Airway Clearance System

New Airway Clearance Technology Designed to Improve Patient Lifestyles through Mobile Wearable Therapy

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RespirTech Develops Novel Remote Monitoring System for Cystic Fibrosis Patients as Part of NIH Grant

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RespirTech, the nation’s fastest growing provider of Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT) vests, is introducing a novel way to remotely monitor the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients as Continue reading RespirTech Develops Novel Remote Monitoring System for Cystic Fibrosis Patients as Part of NIH Grant

Top 10 Cystic Fibrosis Articles of 2015 Highlights from the past year’s work in disease treatments, therapies and some personal stories

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Cystic Fibrosis News Today has covered news of the latest treatments, events, clinical trials, and research updates in cystic fibrosis on a daily basis throughout the past year. As 2015 comes Continue reading Top 10 Cystic Fibrosis Articles of 2015 Highlights from the past year’s work in disease treatments, therapies and some personal stories

Gene therapy stabilizes lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

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UNC spinout looking to one-up Kalydeco with one-size-fits-all cystic fibrosis therapy

Cystic fibrosis has become the poster child for precision medicine – most new therapies are carefully tailored to a CF patient’s genetic makeup. University of North Carolina spinout Spyryx Biosciences is proposing a one-size-fits-all approach to the disease: It’s developing a peptide-based therapy that, in theory, could be effective among all CF patients. Continue reading UNC spinout looking to one-up Kalydeco with one-size-fits-all cystic fibrosis therapy

Harmonica Techs, Inventors of the Pulmonica, Reveal Survey Results on Effective Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

During the annual meeting of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), medical device company Harmonica Techs asked health professionals dealing with cystic fibrosis and other pulmonary conditions if they observed that spirometry Continue reading Harmonica Techs, Inventors of the Pulmonica, Reveal Survey Results on Effective Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

In biotech, patient advocates’ voices heard

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, an early investor in Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s drugs to treat the chronic lung disease, caught the attention of other patient advocates in November, when it disclosed that it had made $3.3 billon by selling its royalty rights. Continue reading In biotech, patient advocates’ voices heard

Wind Sprint 44: Tracking Exercise and Nutrition

In order to hold himself accountable and to motivate himself, Jerry tracks his exercise and nutrition using the Jawbone Up24 wristband and app. It enables him to track his movement, eating habits, weight, and sleep, and provides great educational articles about healthy living. Continue reading Wind Sprint 44: Tracking Exercise and Nutrition

Cystic Fibrosis Online Nebulizer Survey ($50 incentive)

The survey and follow-up questions should take approximately (20) minutes to complete.  In appreciation for their valuable time and input, we are offering a $50 incentive.  In order to earn this incentive, the CF patients must qualify for and complete the online survey. Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis Online Nebulizer Survey ($50 incentive)