Cystic Fybrosis breakthrough?3rd August 2006
A fat-controlling protein may hold the secret to a breakthrough in treating cystic fibrosis, according to researchers.
A team at University of Dundee in Scotland discovered the protein that regulates fat levels is defective in people affected by the life-threatening lung condition.
It is now hoped treatments can be developed which could help cystic fibrosis patients put on weight, which should increase their life expectancy and quality of life.
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Title: Cystic Fybrosis breakthrough?
Author: Chris May
Article Id: 598
Date Added: 3rd Aug 2006