Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Joint Disease More Common With P. aeruginosa Infection, Female Sex

Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in adults with cystic fibrosis increases their likelihood of developing CF arthropathy, a painful inflammation of the joints, a German study reported. Additional risk factors for CF arthropathy include older age, female sex, and more severe disease. These findings were published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, in…

User-friendly Digital Health Tools Now Available in Canada

The nonprofit Cystic Fibrosis Canada has teamed up with technology company iMD Health Global (iMD) to make user-friendly digital health tools for cystic fibrosis (CF) available to both patients and healthcare professionals. The  goal is to boost understanding of the disease and how to best manage it. Through…

Smartphone App Study to Assess How Trikafta Affects Daily Life

A first-of-its-kind, observational study will allow patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) to use their smartphones to monitor the ways in which Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) affects their daily lives. Sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the now-enrolling HERO-2 study (NCT04798014) will collect patients’ self-reported feedback for one year…

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How to Ask for and Offer Help

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In times of need, we may not know how to ask for help or offer it to others. Columnist Kate Delany shares helpful tips on how to do it.

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