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Fitter People Have Greatly Reduced Chance Of Developing Lung And Colorectal Cancers, Says New Study

A new study has shown that a higher level of fitness is associated with a dramatic reduction in risk of developing lung and colorectal cancers. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free. Getty We all know that being physically fit reduces the risk of numerous diseases including heart disease, obesity and various types of cancer, but new work done… Read More »

Cystic Fibrosis Lung Function Improved With Triple Therapy

November 09, 2018 Share this content: Chloride sweat concentrations and Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised scores improved when VX-659 was added to tezacaftor and ivacaftor. Patients with cystic fibrosis with either 1or 2 Phe508del alleles who were treated with a drug combination of VX-659, tezacaftor, and ivacaftor showed improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), sweat… Read More »