Cystic Fibrosis Articles A-Z
Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy - Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms
This page contains links to eMedTV Cystic Fibrosis Articles containing information on subjects from Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy to Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy
As this eMedTV article explains, gene therapy for cystic fibrosis does more than treat symptoms; it targets the cause of the disease. This page covers the challenges, history, and effects of this type of gene therapy.
- Cystic Fibrosis Genetic Testing
As this eMedTV article explains, genetic testing for cystic fibrosis usually involves a DNA-based blood test. Although this type of test is highly accurate, it should not be used alone to diagnose cystic fibrosis.
- Cystic Fibrosis Information
This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on cystic fibrosis, a condition that affects the production of mucus and the action of the sweat glands. It describes some of the effects cystic fibrosis has in the body, with a link to learn more.
- Cystic Fibrosis Sweat Test
The cystic fibrosis sweat test measures the amount of salt in your sweat. As this eMedTV article explains, it is the most useful test for making a diagnosis. This page discusses the sweat test in detail and includes a link to other information.
- Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms
Common cystic fibrosis symptoms include frequent coughing, salty-tasting skin, and dehydration. This eMedTV article discusses these signs and symptoms in detail. This article also lists some of the medical conditions that can result from these symptoms.
- Cystic Firbosis
Cystic fibrosis is a disease that affects a person's mucus and sweat glands. This eMedTV Web page offers a description of this condition and provides a link to more information. Cystic firbosis is a common misspelling of cystic fibrosis.
- Cystic Fribrosis
An inherited disease, cystic fibrosis often affects the lungs, pancreas, and liver. This eMedTV article further describes this condition, including information on its effects and treatment. Cystic fribrosis is a common misspelling of cystic fibrosis.
- Cystic Fybrosis
This page on the eMedTV Web site explores cystic fibrosis, a disease of the mucus and sweat glands. This page covers organs affected by the disease and some of its common symptoms. Cystic fybrosis is a common misspelling of cystic fibrosis.