People with CF living longer
Almost 12% of people living with cystic fibrosis (CF) in Ireland are over the age of 40, compared with just 4% in 2009, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) has said.
According to CFI chief executive, Philip Watt, this is “huge progress in a relatively short period of time”. However, more needs to be done to support people with the condition.
CF is an inherited disease that primarily affects the lungs and the digestive system. A defective gene causes the body to produce unusually thick sticky mucus t