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Cystic fibrosis therapy tested in young children

Cystic fibrosis therapy tested in young children

Source: Local Health Guide Online

A treatment that benefits adults and older children with cystic fibrosis may not help infants and young children with the disease, a new study reports. To test whether inhaling hypertonic saline helps young children with cystic fibrosis, a research team led by Dr. Margaret Rosenfeld at Seattle Children’s and Dr. Felix Ratjen at the University of Toronto enrolled 321 participants.