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Cystic Fibrosis study offers potential to modify the course of CF in children

Successful Phase III study of Kalydeco for children aged 1 to 2 years with cystic fibrosis CFTR gene

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Kalydeco is FDA approved for use in cystic fibrosis patients ages 2 and older who have one of 23 residual function mutations in the CFTR gene.- Vertex Pharma

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that the FDA has approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for use in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages...

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An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Statement: Key Concepts and Advances in Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The purpose of this Statement is to update the 2006 document, including a new definition of pulmonary rehabilitation and highlighting...

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Stroke rehabilitation in adults

This guideline offers evidence-based advice on the care of adults and young people aged 16 years and older who have...

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Guidelines for perioperative care for pancreaticoduodenectomy: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS ) Society recommendations

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Long-term effects of exercise and physical therapy in people with Parkinson disease.

Parkinson disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative movement disorder with symptoms reflecting various impairments and functional limitations, such as postural instability, gait disturbance, immobility and falls.

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of different systolic blood pressure targets for people with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack: Economic analysis of the PAST-BP study.

The PAST-BP trial found that using a lower systolic blood pressure target in a primary care population with prevalent cerebrovascular disease was associated with a small additional reduction in blood pressure.

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