Brother and sister with cystic fibrosis can't share each other's toys because it could KILL them

People with cystic fibrosis should be kept apart as their bacteria can be harmful to each other. Sienna Woods, two, and Noah Woods, one, from Lancashire, are unable to kiss each other.
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Source: Pancreas - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The transition processes in place in CFRCs can be improved by implementing the use of these quality criteria systematically. PMID: 31208888 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Metronidazole, tinidazole, and nitazoxanide are the drugs of choice. Resistance to common antigiardial drugs has increased in recent years. As such, the search for new molecular targets for antigiardial drugs is urgently needed. In general, treatment of asymptomatic carriers is not recommended. Purification of water supply is an important preventive measure. PMID: 31210116 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Recent Patents on Inflammation and Allergy Drug Discovery - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov Source Type: research
Abstract Objectives To assess the perinatal and maternal outcomes of pregnant women with cystic fibrosis (CF) and severe lung impairment. Methods This was a series of cases aiming to review the maternal and fetal outcomes in cases of singleton pregnant women with a diagnosis of CF. We have included all of the cases of singleton pregnancy in patients with CF who were followed-up at the obstetrics department of the Medical School of the Universidade de S ão Paulo, between 2003 and 2016. The exclusion criteria were the unattainability of the medical records of the patient, and delivery at other institutions. A forced e...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Condition:   Depression, Anxiety Interventions:   Behavioral: CF-CBT: A Cognitive-Behavioral Skills-Based Program to Promote Emotional Well-Being for Adults wtih Cystic Fibrosis;   Behavioral: Waitlist Control Sponsors:   Massachusetts General Hospital;   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;   DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc.;   University at Buffalo;   University of Kansas Medical Center;   Stanford University;   Nicklaus Children's Hospital f/k/a Miami Children's Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Emerging Knowledge for Clinical Practice Podium Presentations focusing on the Research Agenda Priority of Pediatric Research: Chronic Illness, Presented at NAPNAP's 40th National Conference on Pediatric Health Care, March 8, 2019, New Orleans, LA.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Health Care - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Arthritis and Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Clinical Image Source Type: research
Catherine Farrer from Dulwich, London, is pictured with her daughter Kate, 4, who is a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer. Caring for Kate has exposed her to the worrying realities of antibiotic resistance.
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CONCLUSION: Epidemiological analysis suggested that this cluster could not always be attributed to patient-to-patient transmission. The acquisition of ICE-related virulence factors may have had an impact on its prevalence. PMID: 31210630 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Medical Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: J Med Microbiol Source Type: research
In CF, people with higher FEV1 are less aggressively treated with intravenous (IV) antibiotics, with resultant negative impact on their health outcomes. This could be entirely clinician-driven, but patient choice may also influence IV use. In this prospective observational study, we explored IV recommendations by clinicians and IV acceptance by adults with CF to understand how clinical presentations consistent with exacerbations resulted in IV use.
Source: Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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