Idiopathic Pulmunary Fibrosis
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF for short, is a condition that affects tissues deep inside the lungs. The most common symptoms are shortness of breath and a dry, hacking cough that does not go away. At this time, there is no known cure for the condition. However, research scientists are beginning to better understand what causes idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and they can diagnose it more quickly. They are also studying medicines that may slow down the progression of the disease.
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