Cirrhosis of the Liver Essay
1215 words 5 pages

Introduction The liver can regenerate damaged cells due to its hearty nature. However, a long exposure of chronic viral infections or alcohol can lead to irreversible damages. The irreversible scarring of the liver due to loss of the liver cells causes liver cirrhosis. The condition is fatal because the liver eventually stops functioning but there […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Disease
Science Translational Medicine Essay Example
681 words 3 pages

Background of the Study A mutation of transmembrane conductance regulator causes cystic fibrosis. Lumacaftor (VX-809) is a newly developed “correctors” that improve CFTR trafficking and maturation. Ivacaftor (VX-770) has been developed to improve channel activity and might be an important advancement towards cystic fibrosis therapy. Ivacaftor (VX-770) has shown a substantial clinical efficacy in patients […]

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Cystic Fibrosis
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