Bone complications and cystic fibrosis A recent research by Dr Christina Haston, a researcher of the McGill University Wellness Centre research Institute, sheds some new light upon the bone issues that accompany cystic fibrosis generally. Dr Haston’s study is definitely pointing at genetics as adding to this bone frailty, a getting which may involve some implications in changing therapeutic procedures. The article was released on February 1, 2008 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Vital Care Medicine. Related StoriesBaylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories licenses SNP probe technology from OGTDiscovery may open up new doors to focusing on how melanoma grows and spreadsFirst individuals receive dosages of antisense medication for Huntington's diseaseThe medical community generally considers the bone fragility connected with cystic fibrosis to be multifactorial.Breath tests could be noninvasive approach to diagnosing lung cancer Collecting samples of exhaled breath from people at a high risk of lung cancer could be a cheap and noninvasive method of diagnosing the disease, according to brand-new research. The findings will be provided today at the European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in Barcelona. Current lab tests for lung cancers include blood and urine tests, accompanied by CT scans and chest radiographs. This new method could find people at a higher risk of lung malignancy receiving a short breath test to quickly assess their symptoms.