Carlisle family’s hope over cystic fibrosis drug

A family is joining hundreds of others in campaigning for access to a drug which they say could drastically improve their daughter’s life. Ayda Louden, from Carlisle in Cumbria, has cystic fibrosis and her father,…


Newspaper headlines: Cystic fibrosis drugs row and Nissan fallout

By BBC News Staff Image caption A life-extending drug for patients with cystic fibrosis has been priced by manufacturers at more than £100,000 per patient per year, the Guardian reports. Campaigners have asked the government…

Cystic fibrosis sufferer lifts one million kilograms in 22 hours

Image copyright Paul Fears Photography Image caption Mr Llewellyn-Jones receives support during a break in the challenge A man with cystic fibrosis has completed the Herculean task of lifting one million kilograms of weight in…

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