Definition of 'cystic fibrosis'
Example sentences containing 'cystic fibrosis'
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The device is seen as being particularly beneficial for patients waiting for a lung transplant, such as people with cystic fibrosis. Smithsonian Mag (2017)For example, cystic fibrosis patients are advised to exercise regularly but may not want to do so in groups because of the risk of infection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is not the only problem facing families with a history of cystic fibrosis. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the smiles hid her battle with cystic fibrosis and epilepsy. The Sun (2006)The pair grew close over two years while having gruelling hospital treatment for lung disease cystic fibrosis. The Sun (2011)This involves them inserting a healthy copy of the faulty cystic fibrosis gene into the linings of the airways. The Sun (2010)He was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was about 18 months old. The Sun (2011)With her lungs ravaged by the progressive disease cystic fibrosis, her only hope was a lung transplant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Too young in her life she saw her own age group dying of incurable diseases, like cystic fibrosis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By growing cells from embryos with diseases like cystic fibrosis, we can learn more about the condition and treatments. The Sun (2008)In one recent case a young cystic fibrosis sufferer was given the lungs of a donor who had smoked for 30 years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Through IVF parents can already screen for inherited diseases such as cystic fibrosis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My jaw hit the floor when the results came back that I was carrying a dormant cystic fibrosis gene. The Sun (2011)I want to give hope to others with cystic fibrosis by showing them a diagnosis isn't the end. The Sun (2014)One in twenty-five Britons carries the faulty gene that causes cystic fibrosis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has also been found to help sufferers of cystic fibrosis, chronic heart failure, muscular dystrophy and asthma. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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