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Can Scientists Change Mucus to Make It Easier to Clear, Limiting...

For healthy people, mucus is our friend. It traps potential pathogens so our airways can dispatch nasty bugs before they cause harm to our...
Cystic Fibrosis Treatments

Scientists Reveal New Cystic Fibrosis Treatments Work Best in Inflamed Airways

A new UNC School of Medicine study shows that two cystic fibrosis (CF) drugs aimed at correcting the defected CFTR protein seem to be...
Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Discovery: Bacterial Burden Begins During First Years of Life

Cystic fibrosis (CF) shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and associated inflammation. UNC School of Medicine researchers have now...
Sinus Infections

Blocking Sweet Taste Receptors Can Help Body Fight Off Sinus Infections

Bitter taste receptors in the upper airway are a first line of defense against sinus infections, but their ability to kill harmful toxins and...