Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

IV Antibiotics May Be No Better Than Inhaled Ones for P. aeruginosa

In children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and a first or new-onset Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection, antibiotics given intravenously are not more effective at eliminating the bacteria than inhaled antibiotics given alone or as combination therapy, a Turkish study suggests.  Intravenous (IV) treatment was also associated with more pulmonary exacerbations and poorer lung function after…

American Airlines Event Raises $1.2M for CF Foundation

American Airlines and its partners recently raised $1.2 million to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation during its 37th annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski event. In 37 years the event has raised more than $44 million supporting research to find a cure for CF. “For nearly 40 years, American Airlines…

CFTruths Campaign Highlights Challenges of Daily Living

The U.K. Cystic Fibrosis Trust has launched the CFTruths campaign, which is designed to enhance public awareness and understanding of cystic fibrosis (CF) and how patients routinely take precautions that now are associated mainly with preventing COVID-19. CFTruths comes on the heels of a YouGov poll organized by the Trust,…