hemophilia hemophilia  /ˌhi mə ˈfi li ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. All that most laymen know about hemophilia is that it is an odd and dangerous disease of the blood that strikes men only, although it is transmitted by women.
  2. Since then, the therapy has been used in trials to treat a host of other diseases, such as cancer and hemophilia.
  3. Princess Alice married Prince Louis of Hesse and was the mother of Alexandra, last Empress of Russia, who in turn transmitted hemophilia to her only son, Tsarevitch Alexis.

News

  1. Cangene Withdraws MAA For Investigational Hemophilia Compound IB1001 In Europe

    Cangene Withdraws MAA For Investigational Hemophilia Compound IB1001 In Europe
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Cangene Announces Withdrawal of Marketing Authorization Application for Investigational Hemophilia Compound IB1001 in ...

    Cangene Announces Withdrawal of Marketing Authorization Application for Investigational Hemophilia Compound IB1001 in Europe
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Iowa City pharmacist denies fraud in hemophilia drug claims

    An Iowa City pharmacist will contest federal criminal charges alleging that he improperly filed insurance claims for expensive drugs needed to treat patients with hemophilia, his attorney said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

Quotes

  1. "I am proud to be a part of Team Hemophilia with the National Hemophilia Foundation and Bayer HealthCare," said Marco Andretti, driver of the #26 car for Andretti Green Racing. "Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia, are very challenging...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Marco Andretti Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  2. "We are thrilled to be able to support such an innovative educational tool for the hemophilia community as we strongly believe that education is key to empowering patients and their families," said Eric Hill, co-founder of BioRx. "We also...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Eric Hill Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  3. "I am honored to accept this award from the National Hemophilia Foundation, but the recognition should really go to the Neubauer family and the thousands of families in this country that are battling hemophilia and other serious illnesses,"...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Byron Dorgan Source: PR Web (press release)

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