Lung and Nutritional Health, Like CF Mutation, Can Affect Lifespan

Lung and Nutritional Health, Like CF Mutation, Can Affect Lifespan

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Lung and Nutritional Health, Like CF Mutation, Can Affect Lifespan

Inadequate nutrition, poorly working or chronically infected lungs, and mutations leading to more severe disease can shorten the lifespan of people with cystic fibrosis (CF), a study in adult patients reported. “All these factors interact with each other,” its scientists wrote. “Therefore, it is important to take into account all the analyzed factors when monitoring the course of the disease.” The study, “The determinants of survival among adults with cystic fibrosis—a cohort study,” was published…

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