Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive, life-limiting, genetically inherited disease. It is a multi-system disorder and results from one of several identified...
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Vertex completes enrollment of Phase III studies of VX 659 triple combination to treat cystic fibrosis in people with F508del mutations.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has announced that enrollment is complete for the two Phase III studies of the next-generation corrector VX...
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the FDA approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) to include use in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 12...
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FDA approves Orkambi to include use in children ages 2 through 5 years with cystic fibrosis who have two copies of the F508del-CFTR mutation.- Vertex Pharma.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the FDA has approved Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) to include use in children ages 2 through 5 years...
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This guideline covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage the symptoms to improve quality of life.
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Specialised CF care has led to a dramatic improvement in survival in CF: in the last four decades, well above what was seen in the general population over the same period.
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Palliative care is an approach that improves quality of life for patients and their families facing problems associated with a life-threatening illness. Care planning is particularly important in CF...
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Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study.
Background: Ivacaftor is generally safe and effective in patients aged 2 years and older who have cystic fibrosis and specific CFTR mutations. We assessed its use in children aged 12 to <24 months.
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Ivacaftor restores CFTR-dependent sweat gland fluid secretion in cystic fibrosis subjects with S945L alleles.
Background: To determine in vivo effects of CFTR modulators on mutation S945L.
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