Better Lung Function in US Than UK Children Linked to Treatment Differences

Better Lung Function in US Than UK Children Linked to Treatment Differences

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Better Lung Function in US Than UK Children Linked to Treatment Differences

Children in the U.S. with cystic fibrosis (CF) tend to have better lung function than young people with the disease in the U.K., a new study has found, with researchers saying the disparity is likely due to differences in treatment between the two countries. In the U.S., children are more likely to receive treatment — and at a younger age — to break up the thick mucus that characterizes CF, the investigators found. These findings were…

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