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Cystic fibrosis therapy tested in young children

July 16, 2012

http://mylocalhealthguide.com/2012/07/16/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.

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