Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis Have Difficulty With Social Adjustment and Friendship

Greek researchers at Athens University Medical School and Aghia Sophia Children’s Hospital uncovered psychosocial vulnerability in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis. A study of 36 cystic fibrosis patients, aged 8-18 years, and 31 healthy, age-matched control participants revealed that cystic fibrosis patients have a greater difficulty establishing friendships and…

Galapagos Presents New Progress On Cystic Fibrosis Therapy Program

Clinical-stage biotech company Galapagos, which is based in Belgium, has announced positive results of a Phase II clinical trial for two oral drugs designed to treat the main mutations in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, including F508del and G551D. AbbVie has been working in collaboration with Galapagos in order to further the development…

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Don’t Overlook Emotional Wellness When Dealing With Chronic Illness

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Living with a chronic illness can affect emotional wellness, writes columnist Lara Govendo, who offers up some ideas for managing both.

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