Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis

Capital researchers offer sufferers glimmer of hope

WITHIN pristine laboratories located at an Edinburgh hospital, scientists puzzle over a complicated theory which could bring a dramatic new lease of life to thousands of cystic fibrosis sufferers.

A genetic blip that unites two siblings

THERE are four years between them, but brother and sister Laurie and Hayley Reynolds couldn't be closer.

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A case for optimism

IT IS an indisputable truth that the country now knows a great deal more about cystic fibrosis than it did a week ago. That is the immediate impact of what, in almost any other circumstances, would be a trauma for family and friends without any wider attention being paid.

Cystic fibrosis children treated as 'second-class citizens'

ONE in five children with cystic fibrosis in Scotland do not receive specialist care, according to an official report into the disease which describes services as "inadequate".

Brown 'optimistic' about future after son diagnosed with cystic fibrosis

GORDON BROWN today insisted he was confident about his son Fraser's future after the four-month-old was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

Chancellor's son was diagnosed with the signs of cystic fibrosis at birth

Key quote "The NHS is doing a great job, and Gordon and Sarah are very optimistic that the advances being made in medicine will help [Fraser] and many others, and they hope to be able to play their part in doing what they can to help others." - Treasury statement

Relatives run out for cystic fibrosis girl

A TEENAGE girl with cystic fibrosis has inspired her father and brother to put on their running shoes to raise awareness of the devastating condition.

Dashing for cash runs in our family

A TEENAGE girl with cystic fibrosis inspired her father and brother to put on their running shoes to raise awareness about the devastating condition.

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