pollution chimney-324561_640
Living With CFResearchRespiratory Disease

Respiratory Health and Pollution

The impact of small particle air pollution on the lower airways (lungs) has long been studied, but now scientists have evidence of its negative impact on the upper sinonasal airways as well. The World Health Organization’s recommendation for small particle air pollution (PM2.5) is that it not exceed an average …

READ MORE →
pseudomonas2
GeneticsLiving With CFRespiratory DiseaseTreatments

Does Ivacaftor Affect Lung Bacteria in Cystic Fibrosis?

Ivacaftor has been shown to increase CFTR activity and lung function in people with Cystic Fibrosis and the G551D mutation, but until a recent study, scientists were not sure if ivacaftor changed the level of bacteria in the lungs. The results of a deeper study on ivacaftor have been published, …

READ MORE →
AllergiesAsthmaGreen_header
Alternative MedicineFAQsLiving With CF

Asthma, Allergies & Green FAQ

Written by member Nightwriter Please note that this information was compiled from numerous threads on the message boards. We encourage you to search and read the threads for more detailed information, engage in your own research outside the message boards and, of course, consult with your doctor before making any …

READ MORE →