Coconut plantations are attacked by several diseases, including the lethal stem bleeding disease, caused by the fungus Thielaviopsis paradoxa (De Seyn) Holh (syn.
Since symbiotic interactions are prevalent in all bark beetle communities (HOFSTETTER et al., 2015) and adult insects belonging to this group present a wealth of fungi-carrying structures (HULCR et al., 2015), we investigated whether coconut palm-infesting bark beetles could disseminate stem bleeding disease.
Scurvy is essentially a bleeding disease
. Chronic scurvy differs from "normal" scurvy only in degree and the body's response.
Haemophilia B, otherwise known as the Christmas Factors, is an X-linked congenial bleeding disease
resulting from low activity of Factor IX.
This statement from The British Journal of General Practice refers to hemophilia, a bleeding disease
that devastated European royalty in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
It is also known as summer bleeding disease
as it is mostly encountered in the bright sunny morning hours during summer season.
The bleeding disease
; hemophilia and the unintended consequences of medical progress.
"Acute conditions include trauma, surgery, acute hemolytic anemia, or bleeding from accidents such as rat poisoning or from an inherited bleeding disease
," says Dr.
Just before Christmas, news began to filter out of thousands of cattle deaths and a mysterious "bleeding disease
" among humans.
Four men with the bleeding disease
haemophilia had liver transplants for the final stages of hepatitis.
This week, a scientific team reports using gene therapy to treat dogs with a canine version of hemophilia B, an inherited bleeding disease
that afflicts one of every 30,000 persons.
I wrote about the inherited bleeding diseases
(Dodds, W J., "Detection of genetic defects by screening programs," AKC Gazette 99:56-60, 1982).