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Colton Underwood talks about 'The Bachelor' and Legacy Foundation Special

Colton Underwood, the star of the 23rd season of "The Bachelor" on ABC chatted with Digital Journal about his experiences on the show, as well as the Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation, which helps families that are living with cystic fibrosis.

New cellular target to weaken drug-tolerant bacteria

Canadian microbiologists have located a new cellular target that can weaken the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This organism, which has a multi-drug resistant form, presents a severe threat to patients with cystic fibrosis.

New imaging method tracks cystic fibrosis drug Special

A new imaging technique called hyperpolarized helium MRI scanning could aid in the development of improved therapies for lung diseases like cystic fibrosis.

Can garlic help those with cystic fibrosis to fight infection?

A chemical compound extracted from garlic has been shown to kill the pathogenic bacteria capable of triggering life-threatening lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis.

New insight on cystic fibrosis lung infection

Scientists from Denmark have demonstrated precisely how bacteria can grow directly in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. This insight into bacteria behavior and growth in chronic infections should help with treatment.

Nanotech lung infection device developed

Researchers have developed a low-cost, disposable breath analysis device for people with cystic fibrosis. The device sends data to a smartphone in the event of a lung infection.

FDA approves two new pancreatic drugs to aid in digestion

Relief is on the way for those suffering from problems digesting food due to missing key enzymes that the pancreas is unable to make.

GM pigs created with cystic fibrosis for treatment testing

Using animals for human purposes isn't anything new. But using animals as more than a source of food, or as companions usually generates controversy, particularly when scientists want to conduct tests on animals.
 

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The 1945 Orchestra
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Marie Josée McGowan  executive director CF Quebec; host Robert Guy Scully; Daniel Lalonde  VP Banqu...
Marie Josée McGowan, executive director CF Quebec; host Robert Guy Scully; Daniel Lalonde, VP Banque Nationale; Chantal Carrier, honorary gala co-chair; François Castonguay, president/CEO Uniprix; honorary gala co-chair & Banque Nationale Groupe financier president/CEO Louis Vachon; Jean Fontaine, president Kyard Capital; Julie Saucier, president CF Quebec; Marjolaine Plante, HR director Uniprix; Francine Bernier, president Montreal division CF Quebec; ball co-founders Mary & Harry Weiss
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