With the CF Research News, we aim to bridge the gap between people with CF and the researchers investigating CF and how best to treat those with the condition.
We want to provide access to patients, parents, relatives, friends and caregivers of patients with CF to all scientific work published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis (JCF).

All PDF files published hereunder are lay version summaries of work published in the JCF.

December 2016

Title: Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis (NIPD) of Cystic Fibrosis: an optimized protocol using MEMO fluorescent PCR to detect the p.Phe508del mutation
References
J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Dec 28. pii: S1569-1993(16)30680-4

December 2016

Title: Impact of azithromycin on the clinical and antimicrobial effectiveness of tobramycin in the treatment of cystic fibrosis
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J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S1569-1993(16)30672-5.

December 2016

Title: Increasing sputum levels of gamma-glutamyltransferase may identify cystic fibrosis patients who do not benefit from inhaled glutathione.
References
J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Dec 14. pii: S1569-1993(16)30671-3.

December 2016

Title: The psychometric properties of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire and Respiratory Symptoms in CF tool in cystic fibrosis.
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 2016 Dec 13. pii: S1569-1993(16)30669-5

December 2016

Title: Pleural Effusions in Non-Transplanted Cystic Fibrosis Patients
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 2016 Dec 12. pii: S1569-1993(16)30664-6.
Title: Pleural Effusions in Non-Transplanted Cystic Fibrosis Patients
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 2016 Dec 12. 

December 2016

Title: BMI Fails to Identify Poor Nutritional Status in Stunted Children with CF
References
J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S1569-1993(16)30663-4
Theme
Nutrition/Gastroenterology
Title: Environmental Scan of Cystic Fibrosis Research Worldwide
References
J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S1569-1993(16)30655-5