Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Synspira Therapy Eliminates Antibiotic-resistant Lung Bacteria, Study Shows

A therapy whose developers say could revolutionize the battle against antibiotic-resistant lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients eliminated resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a lab, a study reports. The finding dealt with Synspira’s polycationic glycopolymer SNSP113 as a stand-alone treatment. The study also showed that the therapy increased the punch of antibiotics used to counter…


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How I Discovered That PTSD Was Causing My Post-transplant Struggles

PTSD, mental health, communities, stress, grateful, work, trauma, rare disease day, transplant, CF community, National Blood Donor Month, birthdays, holidays
Columnist Lara Govendo addresses an issue that several readers may relate to: post-transplant PTSD, which can wreak havoc.

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