Healthy Living

How Lab-made 'Mini-organs' Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis

How Lab-made 'Mini-organs' Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis (Slideshow)

How Lab-made 'Mini-organs' Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Today, over 1,000 individuals in the United States are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis every year. Fortunately, due to several advancements in treatment nowadays, life expectancy with the condition has extended. Even though the disease cannot be prevented, researchers are focusing on new opportunities to develop a lifelong cure. One such example is lab-made ‘mini-organs’ to treat cystic fibrosis.