Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus.

Cystic fibrosis Symptoms:

Clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections;

Obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food.

Now researchers are discovering that cystic fibrosis can be found among adults also and it is more complicated than what the doctors earlier assumed. More >

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