UK Moves to Make Whole Genome Sequencing Standard in the NHS, Improving Diagnosis for Rare Disease Patients

A recent study has demonstrated that through standardizing the whole genome sequencing process and making it routine for patients, we can improve rare disease diagnosis across the board. Earlier diagnosis…

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New Method of Infusion for Primary Immunodeficiency Could Improve Patients; Quality of Life
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New Method of Infusion for Primary Immunodeficiency Could Improve Patients; Quality of Life

A New Study A new study, conducted by CLS Behring, has found that a new method of administration for Hizentra as a treatment for primary immunodeficiency (PI), could improve quality…

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April 22nd Kicks of World Primary Immunodeficiency Week 2020
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April 22nd Kicks of World Primary Immunodeficiency Week 2020

April 22nd, 2020 heralds the beginning of World Primary Immunodeficiency (PI) Week. This will be the ten year anniversary of the event, which is designed to spread awareness about PI…

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Orphan Drug Designation Provided to a Treatment for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
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Orphan Drug Designation Provided to a Treatment for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

The FDA has just provided Orphan Drug Designation to Hizentra for the treatment of adults diagnosed with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIPD). This is a maintenance therapy which works to…

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Scientists Find That Rubella and Certain Cancers Have the Same Mutation Mechanisms
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Scientists Find That Rubella and Certain Cancers Have the Same Mutation Mechanisms

By Danielle Bradshaw from In The Cloud Copy Scientific teams at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and other research centers have…

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PID Patients Could Receive More Personalized Treatment Thanks to New Study

A New Study A recent study published in Nature Immunology and conducted by researchers at the University of Basel has produced influential results regarding primary immunodeficiency disorders (PID). These rare disorders…

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Two Best Friends With Primary Immunodeficiency Meet for the First Time in Cape Town, South Africa
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Two Best Friends With Primary Immunodeficiency Meet for the First Time in Cape Town, South Africa

According to a story from Cape Town Etc, two girls in South Africa were living with the same rare disease: primary immunodeficiency (PI), a group of rare conditions in which…

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