Tag: "hemophiliacs" at medical news
Inquiry into Past NHS Treatment Disaster
...e in the late 70s and early 80s where out of 4,670 hemophiliacs
who received transfusions with donated blood and blood products and exposed to hepatitis C, 1,243 were also exposed to HIV. Unfortunately, despite improvements in treatment for both viruses, only 2,552 patients with hepatitis C and just 361 with ...
Reliance Group to Develop Specialty Blood Products
...ts Factor VII product, which is proving a boon for hemophiliacs
who have deficiency of Factor VII in their blood that leads to serious blood clotting disorders. "Encouraged by the market response, we are now developing specialty plasma proteins as well as building a large scale plasma protein manufacturing fac...
A Compensation Deal is Better Late than Never!
Nearly 180 hemophiliacs
contaminated with hepatitis C through blood transfusions of contaminated blood in the 1980s and early 90s may be in for some generous compensation// from the government in 30 days time. This compensation will be accompanied with a letter of apology f...
Kerr Discourages Transfusion Hepatitis Inquiry
...e only in 1991, which led many campaigners, mostly hemophiliacs
question the transfusion practice carried on during this period. The Holy rood health committee was considering demands from campaigners to look into the happenings during 1970 and 1980 when transfusions led to such problems. During this period nea...
Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia
...other diseases such as diabetes. For thousands of hemophiliacs
around the world, this treatment using gene therapy will come as a life saving blessing. However the researchers are cautious and feel more examination is necessary before the method can be declared safe. Further studies are on to cross check that ...