hemophilia : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hee muh fee lee uh

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

  • 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.
  • Alfonso's Queen, Victoria Eugenia, niece of Britain's Edward VII, carried hemophilia to two of her four sons, bore two daughters who by the implacable laws of hemophilic heredity .
  • Since then, the therapy has been used in trials to treat a host of other diseases, such as cancer and hemophilia.
News & Articles


  • Marco Andretti in PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
    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...
  • Eric Hill in PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
    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...
  • Byron Dorgan in PR Web (press release)
    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,...

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