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IDF has been alerted to the fact that the episode of The Good Doctor airing on ABC TV on Monday, November 11, 2019 will feature a storyline about a person living with a primary immunodeficiency disease (PI). While this type of exposure can lead to increased awareness of PI, sadly it appears that...
BD, one of the largest syringe manufactures in the U.S., has announced that they are changing the scale markings of their 60 mL syringe to a 50 mL syringe. While the product is not receiving changes to the device form, fit, function or composition, the gradation markers will no longer be extended...
IDF Walk for PI was featured in a Cleveland 19 newscast this past weekend. Click here to watch the story.
Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and RTI International to serve as collaborative partners with IDF to implement new initiative targeting people with SCID in underserved areas. August 23, 2018 (Towson, MD) – The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), the national patient organization...
CSL Behring has decided to discontinue the production of their Carimune NF intravenous immunoglobulin in the latter half of 2018. Click Here to read the Discontinuation Notice from CSL Behring    
A new type of gene therapy pioneered at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital appears to build fully functional immune systems in babies born with the so-called "Bubble Boy" disease, offering hope of a permanent cure for kids who otherwise might die before their second birthdays. Click here to read...
The 2017 tax bill that has been in the news recently is nearing enactment as the House of Representatives and the Senate work to reconcile the differences between their versions of the bill through a conference committee. Once the conference committee reconciles the language, it will be voted on...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010 as a means to help make healthcare more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans who either do not have access to or cannot afford health insurance. As a result of the ACA there were several changes to how...
IDF community member, Betsy Abramson, wrote and presented this speech for IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency – Cleveland. “A woman, her husband and child are walking down the street. They stumble and fall into a deep, dark hole. The woman yells for help. A very kind doctor walks by, sees...
Legislation Will Enable Medicare Beneficiaries with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases to Continue Receiving In-Home IVIG The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), the national patient organization for people with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI), applauds leaders in Congress for taking urgent...
RMS Freedom Infusion System Cleared for Both Subcutaneous and Intravenous Indications CHESTER, NY / September 05, 2017 / Repro Med Systems, Inc. dba RMS Medical Products (OTCQX: REPR) announces the FDA issued a new 510(k) clearance for the RMS “Integrated Catch-Up Freedom Syringe Driver Infusion...