An independent expert provides his pick of the most notable drugs added to the PBS on May 1, 2017.
Wider availability of the cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco since May 1, 2017 means younger patients can now access it.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) affects around 3,000 people in Australia and 70,000 worldwide. It's an inherited disease caused by a mutation in a single gene called CFTR.
Rare diseases are yielding secrets about very common conditions.
Understanding the bugs in our lungs could help treat certain diseases, including asthma.
What if you could take a simple test to reveal your individual risk of developing a range of cancers and hundreds of other diseases?
A small plastic chip with the capacity to house various strains of bacteria may help successfully treat infection in cystic…
A study assessing the attitudes of would-be Victorian parents to screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) has found that most believe…