Ga arrived safely in Mumbai, India and soon got settled in his new accommodation. If you look at the photograph above, the multi-story tin house he shared with a family of 10 other people is roughly in the centre. 1,709 more words
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Yesterday, UNC School of Medicine published a research article in Science Translation Medicine saying that they found evidence that Vertex Pharmaceuticals experimental potentiator drug—the one that is supposed to move the defective CFTR protein—is destabilizing the CFTR protein after the corrector drug fixes it.
Cystic fibrosis is a disease caused by a mutation in the CFTR gene, the mutation causes the CFTR protein to be disabled and without the protein, salts and mineral levels cannot be controlled as efficiently, leaving thick builds up of mucus in the lungs and other mucus secreting parts of the body. 309 more words