Cystic fibrosis sufferer Jennifer Wederell given smoker"s lungs in transplant dies of cancer

Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operationJennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smokerA year after the operation she died of cancer Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known | UPDATED: 11:57 GMT, 17 December 2012 Battle: Jennifer Wederell died at the age of 27 from lung cancer.

Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker"s lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operation

Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operationJennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smokerA year after the operation she died of cancer Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 17 December 2012 Battle: Jennifer Wederell died at the age of 27 from lung cancer.

Teenager who may not live to see her 21st birthday makes YouTube plea to find a life-saving organ donor

Teenager who may not live to see her 21st birthday makes YouTube plea to find a life-saving organ donor Holly has cystic fibrosis and has only 20 per cent lung function It would be amazing if more people signed up even if it's too late for me, says brave teenMarks growing trend of patients making heartfelt appeals for organs online | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 17 September 2012 A teenager who urgently needs two lungs to survive into her twenties has posted a heart-wrenching plea on YouTube.

Could this male pin-up Ben Mudge"s incredible six-pack really be the key to conquering his cystic fibrosis

Could this male pin-up's incredible six-pack really be the key to conquering his cystic fibrosis | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 25 August 2012 Telltale sign: Ben Mudge's long scar on his stomach is the only clue to his condition For ordinary office-bound men, the shots of bare-chested hunks on the front of the bestselling Men’s Health magazine can seem faintly ridiculous.

Internal brush discovered inside lungs, could be key to beating lung disease

Internal 'brush' that lines the lungs could offer insight into treating diseases such as cystic fibrosis and asthma Brush-like layer pushes out sticky mucus and the unwanted matter it contains PUBLISHED: 14:59 GMT, 24 August 2012 | UPDATED: 14:59 GMT, 24 August 2012 The discovery of an internal 'brush' that helps clear lungs of unwanted matter could improve understanding of lung diseases, scientists say.

DNA of unborn baby mapped from just mother"s blood paving way for new genetic disease screening

DNA of unborn baby mapped from just mother's blood paving way for new genetic disease screening Scientists can now test a baby for genetic disease if the paternity is not known By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:00 GMT, 4 July 2012 | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 4 July 2012 Scientists have mapped the complete DNA of an unborn baby – using just the mother's blood.

Scientists could soon screen unborn babies for 3,500 genetic disorders, raising fears of an increase in abortions

Scientists could soon screen unborn babies for 3,500 genetic disorders, raising fears of an increase in abortions PUBLISHED: 00:31 GMT, 7 June 2012 | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 7 June 2012 Thousands of genetic disorders in unborn babies could soon be identified without the need for risky and invasive tests – raising fears of an oncrease in the number of abortions.

Cystic Fibrosis sufferer beats the odds to become award-winning bodybuilder and aims to become "Mr Universe"

Cystic Fibrosis sufferer beats the odds to become award-winning bodybuilder and aims to become 'Mr Universe' | UPDATED: 22:03 GMT, 6 May 2012 A cystic fibrosis sufferer has bulked up to become an award-winning bodybuilder in an attempt to prolong his life.

Cystic fibrosis often forces by toddler twins apart, reveals mother

Cystic fibrosis forces toddler twins apart – in case they pass life-threatening infections to each other, reveals mother Parents did not realise they were carriers of the lung condition | UPDATED: 16:21 GMT, 5 April 2012 Toddler twins Isobel and Alexander love to spend time together – but they must often stay apart in case they give each other life-threatening infections.

Cystic Fibrosis: Tugce Basar has 1 working lung made from part of her mum and dad"s organs

Schoolgirl given a new lease of life after she has one working lung made from part of her mum and dad's organs | UPDATED: 16:44 GMT, 26 March 2012 A chronically ill schoolgirl has been given a new lease of life after both her mum and her dad each donated part of their lungs for a rare live transplant operation.