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CFFC Facebook Posts – July 2018 – Part 2

For those who do not use Facebook, here are the posts to the CFFC page for the second half of July 2018.

07/16/2018Top 5 Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer – As the summer heat continues, these common sense tips bear repeating even though you probably have heard them many times.

07/17/2018CF MiniCon: Transplant – Registration is now open for this virtual event sponsored by the CFF.

07/18/2018Cinnamon Oil Compound Might Block Bacteria Like P. aeruginosa from Forming Biofilms, Researchers Say – This article gives a boost to those who believe that natural remedies can be incorporated in CF treatments.

07/19/2018Chronic Illness and Media – Some views from Canada on how chronic illness is portrayed in the media.

07/20/2018New Method to Deliver Bacteria-killing Viruses Seen to Resolve Lung Infections in CF Mice – Researchers continue to develop new methods to fight bacterial infections in CF lungs.

07/21/2018A Night of Education – and More – Another successful Education Night is in the books.

07/22/2018£11 million-a-year US pharmaceutical boss is accused of trying to ‘blackmail’ Theresa May into buying cystic fibrosis drug – The ugly side of improving treatments.

07/23/2018Reported Results in Six Clinical Trials – On July 20, CFF reported results on six clinical trials. We are reminded that negative results are just as important as positive results in defining effective treatments.

07/24/2018The Path Between Hope and Pessimism – This blog speaks to the emotional struggle inherent in life with CF whether the person with Cf is you or someone you love.

07/25/2018Blocking AGTR2 Protein Seen to Bolster Lung Health in CF Mouse Models – This article not only holds promise for additional defense against lung disease but also provides insight into the intricacies of our bodies.

07/26/2018Drug Development Wednesday: What Has Taken So Long? – It seems appropriate to insert a blog discussing drug development between posts on recent medical advances.

07/27/2018Supplemental antioxidants may reduce exacerbations in cystic fibrosis – Some promise for delaying exacerbations by boosting vitamins with antioxidants.

07/28/2018Life on Symdeko™ Three Months Later – When one particular drug doesn’t work for you, it’s worth exploring other options.

07/29/2018Arcturus’ RNA Therapy for CF Shows Promise in Preclinical Studies, Company Announces – We most often think of DNA when considering genetic therapies; however, as this study shows, RNA is an equally important component of the genetic code.

07/30/20186 Tips for Involving Your Pediatrician in Your Kids’ CF Care – It’s easy to forget that there is more to your child than CF. Engaging your pediatrician is important to getting the full picture of her/his health.

07/31/2018Triclosan, often maligned, may have a good side: treating cystic fibrosis infections – The interesting aspect of this study is the effectiveness of combining two components that are not effective individually.


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