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Our magazine

CF Life is our twice-yearly magazine, full of news and features from ground-breaking research we're funding to the huge community fundraising successes that make it possible. You can read CF Life here, or let us know if you would like to join our mailing list.

CF Life - Spring 2019

In this issue of CF Life you can find out more about the CF gene on the 30th anniversary of its discovery, see what young people with CF created in our first ever art for wellbeing workshop and read real experiences of people with CF who have struggled with their mental health.

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Current and past issues

An image of the Autumn 2018 issue of CF LifeIn this issue you can find out more about the precision medicines pipeline, meet the man who started his own zero-waste shop and find out about our Venture and Innovation Awards.

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In this issue you can find a mountaineering dog, a whittler carving out a future for her granddaughter and information about the most common CF bugs.

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Artist Kate tells us about her latest cross-infection project, motorsports engineer Chris tells us how his Bright Ideas Award has helped his business to thrive, and we look back on ten years of the heel-prick test.

Read CF Life - Autumn 2017

Read features on inconclusive diagnosis, the importance of Registry data and end of life planning, and hear from a meditation expert on how you can use the practice to help your health and wellbeing. 

Read CF Life - Spring 2017

Read the first issue of CF Life magazine, which includes great features on personalised healthcare, Nick Talbot's epic challenge, and top fundraising tips!

Read CF Life - Autumn 2016

is magazine cover - autumn 2015

The fifth issue of 'is' magazine, including a cover story with Nathan Charles and features on genetic therapies and the importance of keeping active.

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Is magazine - Summer 2015The fourth issue of 'is', with features on the Cystic Fibrosis Trust's manifesto, SmartCare and the impact of cystic fibrosis on sex and relationships.

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is magazine cover - summer 2014The third issue of 'is', with features on the Breath Cycle project, the SRC programme and why genotyping matters.

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Is magazine cover - winter 2013

The second issue of 'is' magazine, with features on the Trust's 50th anniversary, new ways of tackling adherence, and a focus on clinical trials.

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The first issue of 'is' magazine, including a cover feature with Rob Law and news of the charity's rebrand.

Read is - Summer 2013