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Living With CFRespiratory DiseaseSupplements

TauriNAC Now Available

This summer, Sharktank Research Foundation and Planetary Biosciences released a product called TauriNAC. It contains NAC (N-Acetylcysteine), taurine, magnesium, green tea extract, vitamin C, and some other things. A study from Stanford University has shown that NAC helps lung function in CF patients. We designed TauriNAC with several objectives. We wanted …

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Living With CFResearchRespiratory Disease

Cystic Fibrosis 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 in Cystic Fibrosis. Scientists can now better examine microbial communities in the lungs, and they are …

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Living With CFRespiratory DiseaseTechnology

SpiroCall: Lung Function Measured by Phone

Regular measurement in lung function changes through spirometry testing, is a vital part of monitoring cystic fibrosis symptoms. As this is test requires special equipment, a tool that can perform this test through a phone could bring spirometry to more patients. Computer scientists and engineers at the University of Washington …

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