Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: We’re Teaming Up with CysticLife
Editor's Choice Weekend Round Up for 12/11/2015

Editor’s Choice Weekend Roundup: We’re Teaming Up with CysticLife

Happy Friday PatientWorthians! We are so excited to announce our partnership with CysticLife this month. PatientWorthy is teaming up with CysticLife.org to spread awareness of CF and support their collaboration with the Mayo…

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Can These Scientists Do the Impossible and Cure Cystic Fibrosis For Good?

It could be a story out of a spy novel: While coded messages are being passed, an outsider attempts to infiltrate and disrupt communication. Part of the mission involves smuggling important equipment…

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Meet Ronnie: Exercising His Heroic Right to Inspire the Cystic Fibrosis Community

PatientWorthy is teaming up with CysticLife.org to spotlight some of the members in their awesome community! CysticLife.org sprang from a blog started by CF patient, Ronnie Sharpe, to track his life…

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California’s Starring Role in Screening for Cystic Fibrosis
California is making great strides in cystic fibrosis screening.

California’s Starring Role in Screening for Cystic Fibrosis

We’ve known for a while that the key to ensuring a richer quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis is early detection and treatment. Of course, that’s much easier…

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Can Taylor Swift Treat Cystic Fibrosis?
This little girl sings Taylor Swift songs to help clear her lungs, decreasing risk of infetoin caused by cystic fibrosis.

Can Taylor Swift Treat Cystic Fibrosis?

Okay okay. While Taylor Swift is known for bringing celebs together on the stage... ...she isn't known for any significant medical findings that might advance the field of cystic fbrosis. BUT she…

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New Drugs, New Year, New Hope for CF in Europe
This new cystic fibrosis development could be good news for patients! https://pixabay.com/en/apothecary-pharmacy-chemist-437743/

New Drugs, New Year, New Hope for CF in Europe

One of the (many) things that makes cystic fibrosis so difficult to treat is that there are many mutations of the disease, some affecting very, very tiny subsets of the…

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The Best Revenge? Boy With CF Wins Iron Man’s Heart
A boy with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) gets a visit with Tony Stark.

The Best Revenge? Boy With CF Wins Iron Man’s Heart

Understanding of cystic fibrosis (CF) has, thankfully, come a long way from its earliest descriptions of children being “bewitched” or “hexed” because their sweat tasted of salt. And the life-expectancy of kids…

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