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Hemophilia in Medical News

FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

... size offers greater convenience for patients with hemophilia A who require a higher dose. The 3000 IU ... of the larger vial," said Joni Osip, RN, MS, hemophilia Nurse Coordinator, Center for Bleeding and ... Free Trial Program, which is open to people with hemophilia A who meet program eligibility criteria. ...

Bayer HealthCare Announces Recipients of 2009 International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship

... World Federation of Hemophilia's International hemophilia Nursing Fellowship. This Bayer-supported initiative provides hemophilia education and training to nurses in developing ... "Worldwide, about 70 percent of people with hemophilia go undiagnosed, and 75 percent do not receive ...

Bayer HealthCare Awards $2.5 Million to Advance Hemophilia Research and Improve Patient Care

... totaling nearly $2.5 million through the Bayer hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP). As the largest program of ... of internationally recognized experts in hemophilia treatment and care and were honored last evening ... effort to increase understanding of hemophilia and other bleeding disorders in an effort to ...

Analysis of Four Large Post-Marketing Surveillance Studies Describe Clinical Effects of Sucrose-Formulated Recombinant Factor VIII

... in more than 950 patients with mild-to-severe hemophilia A. Additionally, rates of inhibitor formation ... study that enrolled 20 adult men with severe hemophilia A (with and without target joints) demonstrated ... recombinant factor VIII in patients with hemophilia A. Pooled results from four open-label, ...

Bayer HealthCare Launches Hemophilia Self-Infusion Training Program

... factor VIII easier for both patients with hemophilia A and for their caregivers. The centerpiece of ... program was developed to provide members of the hemophilia A community a life-like experience and give them ... of a caregiver or healthcare professional. hemophilia A is a genetic condition characterized by missing ...

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Catalyst Biosciences Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Factor VIIa Products

... of Factor VIIa products to treat hemophilia and other bleeding conditions. Total payments ... clotting factors discovered by Catalyst to treat hemophilia and other bleeding conditions. Catalyst ... with our recombinant Factor VIII and Factor IX hemophilia products and provides us with an opportunity to ...

Patient Convenience Focus of New Upgrades to HeliTrax System by CSL Behring

... hemophilia A patients can now record and track treatment ... King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) May 4, 2009 -- hemophilia A patients and their treatment providers are now ... By using a password-protected web interface, hemophilia A patients can easily input their treatment data ...

New Partnerships Added to World Federation of Hemophilia Twinning Program

... Continued Commitment to Patient Care on World hemophilia Day COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., April 17 ... -- In honor of the twentieth Anniversary of World hemophilia Day, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth ... WYE ), together with the World Federation of hemophilia (WFH), announce the addition of five new ...

CSL Behring Marks World Hemophilia Day with $2M Coagulation Factor Donation to World Federation of Hemophilia

... in improving the diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia in developing countries through its Global ... delivery of healthcare services and medicines to hemophilia patients in areas of the world where the need is ... leading to the creation of sustainable national hemophilia care programs that are a vital part of the public ...

Bayer HealthCare Marks 20th Anniversary of World Hemophilia Day With Euro 250,000 Contribution to the World Federation of Hemophilia

... In recognition of the 20th anniversary of World hemophilia Day, Bayer HealthCare reaffirmed its commitment to the global hemophilia community by pledging euro 250,000 to the World Federation of hemophilia (WFH). To mark this milestone, Bayer employees ...

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Hemophilia in Medical Technology

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of IB1001 for the Treatment of Hemophilia B

... Factor IX (rFIX) Product for the Treatment of hemophilia B LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Feb. 12 ... of hemorrhagic episodes in patients with hemophilia B. It is estimated that the market for therapies ... and pharmacokinetics of IB1001 in patients with hemophilia B, compared with the commercially available rFIX ...

FDA Approves Bayer HealthCare's Kogenate(R) FS Treatment for Routine Prophylaxis in Children with Hemophilia A

... damage in patients aged 0-16 years with severe hemophilia A with no pre-existing joint damage. This ... a treatment regimen recommended by the National hemophilia Foundation's Medical and Scientific Advisory ... care of patients, especially young children, with hemophilia A," said Craig Kessler, M.D., Georgetown ...

Bayer HealthCare Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Kogenate(R) Product Line and 8 Billion IU Milestone at 2008 WFH World Congress

... line of products and more than two decades of hemophilia A research, collaboration and community building at the 2008 World Federation of hemophilia (WFH) World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. More ... of safe, effective treatment for people with hemophilia A. Since then, Bayer's Kogenate(R) line of ...

Catalyst Biosciences Selects Drug Development Candidate in Factor VIIa Program for Hemophilia

... candidate for the treatment of acute bleeding in hemophilia patients. CB 813 was created using ... doses than current therapy. In established hemophilia models of acute bleeding, CB 813 has demonstrated ... for CB 813 and commence human clinical studies in hemophilia patients in 2009. "Patients receiving factor ...

Baxter Announces Recombinant Factor IX Development Program For Hemophilia B

... develop recombinant Factor IX proteins to treat hemophilia B. Baxter will develop both an unmodified ... prophylaxis of bleeding in hemophilia B patients. hemophilia B is the second most common type of hemophilia, ... and with an estimated 133,000 people living with hemophilia B worldwide. "Extending our recombinant ...

CSL Behring Study in Animal Models Shows Feasibility of Developing a Half-Life Extended Recombinant FVIIa that Retains Biologic Activity

... more convenient treatment option for hemophilia patients with inhibitors ATLANTA, Dec. 10 ... may be used to control bleeding episodes in hemophilia patients with inhibitors. These patients develop ... as significantly reduce the number of injections hemophilia patients with inhibitors need during surgical ...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Announces Filing of IND for Novel Recombinant Factor IX Product, IB1001, for the Treatment of Hemophilia B

... of the bleeding disorder associated with hemophilia B. Upon FDA approval of the IND application, ... to facilitate prophylactic care of the hemophilia B patients worldwide. Our ultimate goal is to ... availability of lower-cost rFIX products to treat hemophilia B could facilitate more prophylactic use, as well ...

Medgenics' Phase I/II Clinical Trial Now Shows EPODURE Continuous Anemia Treatment Lasting 5 Months in Kidney Disease Patients

... global protein therapy market, which is forecast to reach US $87 billion by 2010. Other potential areas include multiple sclerosis (interferon-B), hemophilia (Factor VIII), pediatric growth hormone deficiency (human growth hormone) and diabetes (insulin). Founded in 2000, Medgenics is a ...

KGI Professor Ian Phillips Awarded Defense Grants for Medical Combat Research

... would turn off automatically in the body. In addition to helping soldiers, the Hemostat has potential for use in civilian surgery and cases of hemophilia and hemorrhagic stroke. Phillips is also working on ways to add a stem cell homing factor gene to the Hemostat system that would cause stem cells to ...

Abbott's Kaletra(R) Tablet Dosed Once-Daily or Twice-Daily Demonstrated Similar Clinical Results Across Race and Gender Lines

... not known at this time. Diabetes and high blood sugar have occurred in patients taking protease inhibitors, such as KALETRA. Some patients with hemophilia have increased bleeding with protease inhibitors. The effects of KALETRA on pregnant women or their unborn babies are not known. Mothers taking ...

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Hemophilia in Medical Products

Air-Stirrup® Ankle Brace

Description:... of an Ankle Sprain Care Kit™. The Pediatric Ankle Brace is designed for children 2 to 6 years of age and is ideal for ankle stabilization in hemophilia patients. Extra long straps are available contact Customer Service for more ....
Company:Aircast

Pediatric Knee/Elbow Cryo/Cuff™

Features:... for patient comfort Controlled cold eliminates the risk of tissue damage Detachable cooler allows for uninterrupted treatment Treatment for hemophilia hemorrhage Sizes for both pediatric and adult patients ...
Company:Aircast

Pediatric Ankle Cryo/Cuff™

Features:... for patient comfort Controlled cold eliminates the risk of tissue damage Detachable cooler allows for uninterrupted treatment Treatment for hemophilia hemorrhage Sizes for both pediatric and adult patients ...
Company:Aircast
Hemophilia in Medical Definition

Hematopathology

... ) • Aplastic anemia : ( Acquired pure red cell aplasia , Fanconi anemia ) • Hemochromatosis Coagulation / platelets DIC • hemophilia ( A , B , C ) • Von Willebrand disease • Purpura ( Henoch-Schönlein , ITP , TTP ) other Methemoglobinemia - Langerhans cell ...

Pathology

... ) • Aplastic anemia : ( Acquired pure red cell aplasia , Fanconi anemia ) • Hemochromatosis Coagulation / platelets DIC • hemophilia ( A , B , C ) • Von Willebrand disease • Purpura ( Henoch-Schönlein , ITP , TTP ) other Methemoglobinemia - Langerhans cell ...
Hemophilia in Medical Dictionary

Bleeding disorder

... s Disseminated intra vascular coagulation hemophilia Sickle cell anemia Leukemia Decreased levels of blood platelet s ... hemophilia is a bleeding disorder . It is a rare, ... of bleeding into the joint , as may occur in hemophilia or other bleeding disorder s Repeated ...

Bleeding disorders

... Disseminated intra vascular coagulation hemophilia Sickle cell anemia Leukemia Decreased ... intra vascular coagulation ( DIC ) hemophilia Sickle cell anemia Leukemia Decreased ... of bleeding into the joint , as may occur in hemophilia or other bleeding disorders Repeated episodes ...

Carrier

... Carrier , hemophilia : See: hemophilia carrier . Search All of MedicineNet For: search ... gene . If they inherit it, the boys will be hemophilia cs, and the girls will be carrier s. Eating a ...

Erythroblastosis Fetalis

... (Rh Incompatibility) Factor IX Deficiency ( hemophilia B ) hemophilia A hemophilia B Hodgkin's Disease (Hodgkin's Lymphoma ) ...

Hemophilia

... hemophilia types A and B are inherited disease s passed on ... males have one X and one Y chromosome . hemophilia is a hereditary bleeding disorder in which it ... males. Disease s in this category include: hemophilia A ...

Hemophilia B

... hemophilia B is an inherited bleeding disorder affecting ... to clot . What is going on in the body? hemophilia B Factor II deficiency Factor V deficiency ... Drug -induced immune thrombocytopenia ... hemophilia A ...

Hemophilia A

... hemophilia A - A sex-linked genetic disease [affecting ... is required for normal blood coagulation. hemophilia A Definition: hemophilia A is a hereditary blood coagulation (clotting) ...

Clot

... The resulting mechanism is the same regardless of cause or location. hemophilia A - hemophilia A is a disorder where the blood cannot clot properly due to a ...

Hemolytic crisis

... ( Erythroblastosis Fetalis ) Hemolytic -Uremic Syndrome ( HUS ) hemophilia hemophilia - Resources ... ...

Hemoptysis

... may also develop bleeding from the lungs ( hemoptysis ), ... hemophilia A hemophilia B Hemoptysis ( Coughing Up Blood ) Hemorrhage - Intra cerebral ...

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Hemophilia in Biological News

UT scientist receives hemophilia research award

... a Career Development Award from the National hemophilia Foundation. The award will support Smith's ... into the development of a therapy for people with hemophilia A, a bleeding disorder, whose immune systems are resistant to treatment. hemophilia A affects about one in every 5,000 males born in ...

NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists

... of dietary phosphate on a mouse model of prostate cancer. Understanding hemophilia and other clotting disorders: If your blood has trouble clotting, you ... Understanding blood-clotting proteins can improve treatments for inherited hemophilia and cardiovascular disease. This study looks at one particular clotting ...

Mapping a clan of mobile selfish genes

... DNA into pieces. Geneticists have already identified over 40 Alu elements that interrupt genes and cause human diseases, including neurofibromatosis, hemophilia and breast cancer, Devine says. Bennett and Devine tested Alu elements by putting each of 89 family representatives on a small circle of DNA next ...

UF researchers develop improved gene therapy agent

... a different tyrosine in each one and inserting in them the gene that triggers production of the blood-clotting protein Factor IX. Patients with hemophilia B, a common form of the disease, do not naturally produce this protein. In tissue samples and in mice, all the new vectors worked better than a ...

NHLBI issues first US von Willebrand Disease clinical practice guidelines

... especially during surgery, following an injury, or during childbirth. VWD affects 1 out of every 100 to 1,000 people - both males and females. hemophilia mainly affects males. These are the first guidelines on von Willebrand Disease published in the United States and we are pleased to offer ...

Ancient DNA helps UF researchers unearth potential hemophilia therapy

... degree to which these patients have problems from hemophilia stems from how much of this protein, factor VIII, ... More than 18,000 Americans, nearly all men, have hemophilia A, the most common form of the disease, according ... to find a safe way to perform gene therapy in hemophilia patients for years, but problems with the viruses ...

Gene therapy advance treats hemophilia in mouse models

... the development of gene therapy treatment for hemophilia A, a condition in which even a bump on the knee ... to bleeding problems in mice engineered to have hemophilia A, which is also known as factor VIII deficiency. ... potential for developing improved treatment for hemophilia but are not yet applicable to people, cautioned ...

Embryonic Stem Cells Treated With Growth Factor Reverse Hemophilia In Mice: UNC Researchers

... treatment of liver-based genetic defects such as hemophilia A and B in humans. Mouse embryonic stem cells ... then injected into the liver reverse a form of hemophilia in mice analogous to hemophilia B in humans, the new study shows. A report of the ...

Gene therapy for muscular dystrophy fixes frail muscle cells in animal model, Stanford study finds

... A new gene therapy technique that has shown promise in skin disease and hemophilia might one day be useful for treating muscular dystrophy, according to a ... the journey towards a cure for the disease and for other diseases such as hemophilia and the skin disease, epidermolysis bullosa. Early trials using her ...

Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting

... Study holds hope for next generation hemophilia treatment Researchers have doubled the potency of a protein that drives ... causes easy or excessive bleeding in 30,000 Americans. In most cases, hemophilia is caused by a lack of factor VIII, one of several proteins that enable ...

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Hemophilia in Biological Technology

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Safety Data on IB1001, a Novel Recombinant Factor IX for the Treatment of Hemophilia at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting

... Factor IX product to treat patients with hemophilia B. The data were highlighted in an oral ... the quality of life for people suffering from hemophilia around the world. We expect to move IB1001 into ... of the bleeding disorder associated with hemophilia B. IB1001 is produced with Inspiration's ...

VIRxSYS Publishes New Study on RNA Therapy

... New RNA therapy reversed hemophilia in mice GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 6 ... Factor VIII, they showed they could correct hemophilia A in mice. The researchers believe their ... which makes the protein missing in patients with hemophilia A. We instructed the liver to make more apoA-I ...

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Expands National Hemophilia & IVIG Program

... As of January 2009, DSP launched both a hemophilia and IVIG Navigator Program. In addition, Scott ... of program infrastructure to support Diplomat's hemophilia and IVIG Navigator programs. "Hemophilia ... "After spending many years in the hemophilia marketplace, I am happy to join the team at ...

Lentigen and Expression Therapeutics Sign Hemophilia Co-Development Agreement

... co-develop novel cell and protein therapies for hemophilia A. hemophilia A is an inherited blood clotting disorder caused ... will be used in a novel stem cell therapy for hemophilia A that aims to restore the clotting capability of ...

Video: Moms Raise 'Red Flag' About the Dangers of Widely Undiagnosed Bleeding Disorder

... proper treatment for their VWD." The National hemophilia Foundation's Project Red Flag campaign, Real Talk ... and research director of the Mary M. Gooley hemophilia Treatment Center in Rochester NY. "While there is ... Val Bias, chief executive officer of the National hemophilia Foundation. "We encourage all women to increase ...

New Recombinant XYNTHA Now Available for Patients with Hemophilia A

... and surgical prophylaxis in patients with hemophilia A, a rare, inherited blood-clotting disorder. ... new therapeutic option for many patients with hemophilia A," says Robert Repella, Executive Vice-President ... Wyeth's continued commitment to the hemophilia community." As an added convenience for patients, ...

CSL Behring's Innovative HeliTrax(SM) System Helps Physicians Manage Hemophilia A Patients

... KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- hemophilia A patients who use Helixate(R) FS, Antihemophilic ... events and their use of Helixate FS to their hemophilia treatment center via the handheld device between ... them to stay on track." Physicians monitoring hemophilia A patients previously relied on paper forms ...

Video: CSL Behring Provides $1.2M Grant for World's First Study of Postpartum Women with VWD, Common Bleeding Disorder

... Research Director of the Mary M. Gooley hemophilia Center in Rochester, NY, one of the five sites ... in Durham, North Carolina, the Mary M. Gooley hemophilia Center in Rochester, New York, Robert Wood ... FS a recombinant factor VIII treatment for hemophilia A. Other products are used for the prevention ...

AMT Starts Collaboration With St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B. Company Accesses Exclusive Commercial Rights to Final Therapy

... the development of a gene therapy treatment for hemophilia B. Under the deal, AMT will receive the exclusive ... with a single administration of the product. hemophilia B is characterized by severe episodes of external ... does not prevent recurrent bleeding episodes. hemophilia B is a rare disease, occurring in 1 in 30,000 ...

AMT Makes Important Advance in the Development of its Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B -Company Accesses Technology to Prevent Immune Response

... for this seriously debilitating disease). hemophilia B occurs in 1 in 30,000 males and results in ... our gene therapy approach to cure hemophilia B with a single treatment." TIGET is very ... full effectiveness of the gene therapy for hemophilia B. About Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics AMT ...
Hemophilia in Biological Definition

X chromosome

... Diseases well known for their X-linked recessive inheritance are hemophilia (types A and B), and color blindness . There are few examples of ... Coffin-Lowry syndrome Fabry disease fragile X syndrome hemophilia incontinentia pigmenti Lesch-Nyhan syndrome Menkes ...

Blood

... blockage can also create many medical conditions from ischemia in the short term to tissue necrosis and gangrene in the long term. hemophilia is a genetic illness that causes dysfunction in one of the blood's clotting mechanisms . This can allow otherwise inconsequential wounds to be ...

Gene therapy

... logical step of trying to introduce genes straight into human cells, focusing on diseases caused by single-gene defects, such as cystic fibrosis , hemophilia , muscular dystrophy and sickle cell anemia . However, this has been much harder than modifying simple bacteria, primarily because of the problems ...

Human

... are hemizygous for the blood-clotting gene since there is no gene on the Y chromosome to control blood clotting. As a result, men will suffer from hemophilia more often than women. Intelligence Main article: human intelligence ; see below: Human#Consciousness Leonardo da Vinci 's ...
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