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Research on CF and Exercise

Significant research, both recent and decades old, shows that exercise helps people with CF. Yet it’s not always a part of a person’s treatment regimen. Here are some facts that may convince you to exercise more with the the guidance and approval of your CF team. “Exercise can provide improvements …

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CF Lung Microbiome: Diversity and Lung Function

The article, The Lung Microbiome and Airway Disease, published September 2016 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, describes various research studies that analyzed the relationship between the lung microbiome and airway disease. Scientists can now better examine microbial communities in the lungs, and they are looking at how …

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The Importance of Treating Depression in People with CF

Depression can be a difficult subject to talk about, but it is important to be aware of the increased prevalence of depression in people with cystic fibrosis and other chronic┬áhealth conditions, and to try to understand how depression, physical health, and general well-being are interrelated. In 2007, five doctors and …

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