haemophilia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to haemophilia: Haemophilia C

haemophilia

(US), hemophilia
an inheritable disease, usually affecting only males but transmitted by women to their male children, characterized by loss or impairment of the normal clotting ability of blood so that a minor wound may result in fatal bleeding
www.hemophilia.org
References in periodicals archive ?
Josh, a pupil at Colne Valley High School, has been affected by the bleeding disorder haemophilia since birth.
A Canada High Commission release said the event will provide physicians, nurses and families of patients suffering from haemophilia with important information about the diagnosis and management of the disease and will help raise the profile of haemophilia within the Delhi medical community.
was dosed in an open-label registration trial of their long-acting, recombinant Factor IX Fc fusion protein (rFIXFc) in haemophilia B patients.
The management of haemophilia in developed countries has proceeded through hospital treatment, home therapy, secondary prophylaxis to most costly but very effective primary prophylaxis.
Around 50 people with haemophilia in Ireland have used plasma from the UK.
Release date- 02092019 - A team of cyclists from Sobi have cycled from Bonn to Hamburg from 29 August 1 September to help raise funds for people with haemophilia as well as awareness about the condition.
Current management of bleeds in haemophilia is by intravenous replacement of the deficient clotting factor to treat or prevent bleeding episodes.
Haemophilia is a rare medical condition in which the ability of the blood clot is severely reduced, causing the sufferer to bleed excessively from even a minor injury.
- Switzerland-based Octapharma presented new data on the benefits of Nuwiq in patients with haemophilia A during a scientific symposium at the 27th International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Congress in Melbourne, Australia, the company said.
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) on Friday announced the landmark launch of Gene Therapy in haemophilia: An ISTH Education Initiative, during the ISTH XXVII Congress held in Melbourne, Australia from 6- 10 July 2019.
Biopharmaceutical company Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB stated on Monday that is has updated the results of the MIND study that aims to identify patterns of prescribed pain, anti-depressive and anti-anxiety medication and management of pain, depression and anxiety in people with haemophilia in four Nordic countries.
Haemophilia Welfare Society Karachi marked this day by cutting a cake and organizing a day-long patients camp to cheer young kids by providing them entertainment, sports, food and much more.