Cystic Fibrosis: New therapies developed

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Cystic fibrosis is a life-limiting genetic disorder that affects several body systems including the lung (bronchiectasis), pancreas (malabsorption), liver (biliary cirrhosis), and sweat glands (heat shock).  The cause is a mutation of the gene CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator). [...] Continue Reading

Opioids/Chronic Substance Abuse Disorder

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The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative services for people facing serious illness. CAPC provides peer-reviewed, evidence-based summaries of key palliative care topics, termed “Fast Facts”. Two recently [...] Continue Reading