Cystic Fibrosis Genetics: Genes, Heredity, and More

Researchers have learned a lot about cystic fibrosis (CF) genes. Newborn screening programs and genetic testing can help identify carriers or confirm a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.Read on to learn more about the genetics of cystic fibrosis. Steven Ziegler/Getty Images Cystic fibrosis is caused by genetic mutations that lead to breathing and digestive difficulties. Genetic … Read more