Latest Intravenous immunoglobulin Stories
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug.
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) treatments, the introduction of good antibodies into the blood stream, may hold promise for lowering the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other similar brain disorders, according to a new study.
California Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Calls on California Congressional Delegation to Remember Needs of Neuropathy Patients at 3rd Annual "Neuropathy Action Awareness Day" SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As President Obama continues his push for national health care reform, more than 300 neuropathy patients, physicians and medical professionals gathered in Sacramento today to call on Congress to restore access to life-sustaining and lifesaving treatments for neuropathy patients.
New research from Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN) may redefine how Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) is diagnosed. Eduardo De Sousa, M.D., assistant professor of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and director of the Electrodiagnostic Neuromuscular Lab at JHN
LAS VEGAS and TOWSON, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Founder and president of the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), Marcia Boyle, traveled to Las Vegas this weekend to recognize the Cerda family, Wright Custom Home and many other community volunteers, for their efforts in raising awareness of primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD).
The Cerdas are Active Volunteers for the Immune Deficiency Foundation LAS VEGAS and TOWSON, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Devastated by medical bills and a mold-ridden home that threatened their lives, Terri Cerda and her two young daughters, all three of whom are diagnosed with Combined Immune Deficiency Disease (CIDD), will be featured on the May 10 episode of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." CIDD is one of the most severe types of the more than 150 different primary...
Patients with rare, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) depend on plasma donation ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a debilitating, progressive neurological disorder that results in muscle weakness and fatigue and can severely impair motor skills.
18 patient advocacy and health care professional groups join with Congressional sponsors Reps.
SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is pleased to announce two new "Navigator" initiatives (disease management programs). As of January 2009, DSP launched both a Hemophilia and IVIG Navigator Program.
Scientists at UCSF have discovered an abnormality in a patientâ€™s immune system that may lead to safer therapies for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and colitis, as well as potential new ways to treat transplant rejection.
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