Children in Pennsylvania Hospitalized For Throat Burns after Consuming Tainted Apple Juice in Chinese Restaurant
A Pennsylvanian father, Richard Zaragoza Sr., is lamenting the hospitalization of his 10-year-old boy and his half-sister who suffered severe throat burns after consuming tainted apple juice from a restaurant. The boy, Richard Zaragoza Jr., and 4-year-old half-sister Ginaya Mendoza had visited the Star Buffet and Grill in Lancaster County to celebrate Zaragoza’s 10th birthday. They ordered for apple juice and suffered severe throat burns the moment they tasted the juice.
Cystic Fibrosis: Game-Changer Drug 'Kalydeco' For Young Children Will Soon Be Available
Kalydeco will soon be listed on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme for kids under the age of five. CF advocates say that the drug can completely change the lives of CF patients and that these kids will have a shot at a normal life with the drug.
Dying Woman Survived 6 Days Without Lungs, Doctors Removed Them To Save Her
Melissa Benoit was born with cystic fibrosis. In April, she suffered a severe lung infection and she only had a few hours to live. Her team of doctors decided to try a procedure that has never been done before, but could save her life - they removed her lungs for six days.
3D Printed Breathalyzer May Diagnose Multiple Diseases In One Breath
According to researchers, each of the diseases that they have studied has a unique "breath print" or a 'signature' of chemical components. The 3D printed device containing a sensor array of carbon nanotubes is used to capture the unique "breathprint" of certain diseases.
Drug-Resistant Superbug Threatens Cystic Fibrosis Patients
The bacteria can cause severe pneumonia and is specifically dangerous to Cystic Fibrosis patients and other lung illness. It has already spread globally, researchers say.