4 Myths about Cystic Fibrosis

4 Myths about Cystic Fibrosis


1. Cystic fibrosis is contagious.

Some people are afraid they will catch the disease if they have contact with a sick patient. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that is inherited from both parents. So, it is impossible for anyone with cystic fibrosis to transmit the disease to others. Learn how you should (not) said to someone living with the disease here: http://bit.ly/1R8vGwf


2. Patients with cystic fibrosis cannot live into adulthood.

See how researchers are working on a Life-Prolonging Study for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis here: http://bit.ly/1WdiCfr


3. People with cystic fibrosis should worry about what to eat.

Read more about how Cystic Fibrosis patients’ pulmonary function can benefit from a Healthy Diet here: http://bit.ly/1PPvq6H


4. The future is not bright for patients with cystic fibrosis and their families.


Researchers are not giving up. Learn, for example, how Proteostasis Therapeutics Secured $37 Million in New Financing for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Development here: http://bit.ly/2070N0Y


Learn more about cystic fibrosis here: http://bit.ly/1MTSxuh

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