Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

S. maltophilia Infection Does Not Raise Risk of CF-related Diabetes, Study Says

Despite being commonly found in patients with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, the bacteria Stenotrophomonas maltophilia cannot be considered as an independent risk factor for developing CFRD, study says. The study, “Cystic fibrosis related diabetes is not independently associated with increased Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection: Longitudinal data from the UK CF Registry,”…


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Words Between Worlds: Improving Cross-class Communication in Medical Spaces

A banner for Kate Delany's "Breathe and Believe" column that depicts a pair of lungs with flowers blossoming from them.
Columnist Kate Delany investigates how communication between patients, family members, and doctors is often shaped by class origins.

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