Free Press Journal
  • Genetic lung disorder may impact growth of babies in womb

    London: Scientists have found that babies with fatal genetic lung infections are more likely to be underweight and at a risk of premature birth. The findings suggested that cystic fibrosis (CF) — a genetic life-threatening disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system and limits the ability to breathe over time — could also have an effect on the way babies develop within the womb.