Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis News

  • FDA Panel Recommends Mannitol Inhalation Powder for CF An FDA panel voted 9 to 7 to recommend mannitol inhalation powder (Bronchitol, Chiesi) for improvement of pulmonary function in adults with cystic fibrosis, along with standard therapies.
  • Amphotericin B Makes Path for Lung Defense in Cystic Fibrosis Amphotericin B treatment may be able to restore the infection-fighting properties of the lungs in cystic fibrosis by standing in for a missing or deficient protein channel, studies in pigs and in human lung tissue suggest.

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