News tagged with cystic fibrosis

Opinions about prenatal screening invisible

What pregnant women think about routine ultrasound tests for fetal abnormalities is largely ignored by the health profession says a Victoria University graduate who has completed some of New Zealand's only research into prenatal ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Health
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Cystic fibrosis gene typo is a double whammy

An imbalance of salt and water in patients with cystic fibrosis makes their lungs clog up with sticky mucus that is prone to infection. The cause of the offending imbalance is a well-known genetic error, one that blocks the ...

dateNov 12, 2010 in Biochemistry
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