How to Find Out if You are a Cystic Fibrosis Carrier

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A recent study found that individuals carrying the mutated gene for cystic fibrosis (CF) show an increased risk for asthma, particularly CF carriers from Asian countries. 

In this video by Cystic Fibrosis Victoria, Dr. Sean Fabri explains all about carrier screening including the science behind it, its implications, and the many options available for people who have CF or carry the CF gene.

Did you know that children and women are faster breathers than men? Learn other curious facts about the lungs here.

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