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2014-09-04 23:07:35

National Hemophilia Foundation Encourages Patient Community to Take an Active Part in Strategies, Policies, and Programs Directly Affecting Their Lives at 66th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The largest annual gathering of the bleeding disorders community in the United States will take place at the 66th Annual Meeting of the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) from Thursday, September 18th to Saturday, September 20th at the Washington Marriott...

2014-08-20 23:07:40

Randy Fenninger to Lead Organization With Strategic Focus Aimed at Increasing Recognition of Life-Threatening Blood Clots and Their Impact on Public Health Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots, announces the appointment of Randy Fenninger, JD, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Fenninger, who...

2014-07-07 16:23:47

First Recombinant Treatment Approved in US for Patients With GT With Refractoriness to Platelet Transfusions, With or Without Antibodies to Platelets PLAINSBORO, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NovoSeven(®) RT (Coagulation Factor VIIa [Recombinant]) as the first recombinant treatment for bleeding episodes and perioperative management in patients with Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia (GT) with refractoriness to...

2014-06-02 23:01:38

This month Chris Bombardier will attempt to be the first person with hemophilia to scale Mt. McKinley, the highest peak in North America and the fourth mountain in his Seven Summits Quest. Georgetown, MA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Mt. Kilimanjaro. Mt. Elbrus. Mt. Aconcagua. What do these mountains have in common? Each is the highest peak on their respective continent: Africa, Europe and South America, and each has been summited by Chris Bombardier, a 28-year-old from Denver, Colorado whose...

2014-05-05 20:26:32

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Bleeding Disorders: World Pharmaceutical Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/bleeding_disorders_world_pharmaceutical_industry_market_2014_2024.htmlReport DetailsTreating abnormal bleeding - this new report shows you trends, R&D outlooks, and sales forecastsTreatments for bleeding - what're their prospects? Visiongain's new report gives you...

2014-04-17 08:28:45

- Three-year commitment of up to 20 million units per year of blood clotting medicines to treat hemophilia patients in developing countries BARCELONA, Spain, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, S.A. (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P and NASDAQ: GRFS) today announced that it will donate up to 20 million units of coagulation therapies in each of the next three (3) years to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). Grifols has been a proud supporter of the WFH and its noble efforts for nearly a...

2014-04-16 08:32:37

6.9 million people have a bleeding disorder. 75 percent of them don't know it. MONTREAL, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year on April 17, World Hemophilia Day is observed around the world to increase awareness of hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. In 2014, World Hemophilia Day's theme will encourage the younger generation of the global bleeding disorders community to "Speak out. Create change." "World Hemophilia Day is part of our critical effort to aid in...

2014-02-25 14:19:07

New approach could help doctors and surgeons diagnose blood coagulation status in near real time, significantly improving patient care Defective blood coagulation is one of the leading causes of preventable death in patients who have suffered trauma or undergone surgery. The body’s natural defense against severe blood loss is the clotting process, in which platelets, plasma proteins, and other blood components interact to form a sticky, mesh-like structure. But often things go wrong, and...

2014-01-13 16:26:08

FLINT, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today it has acquired American Homecare Federation (AHF), Inc. AHF is an Enfield, Conn.-based provider of hemophilia pharmacy services serving the homecare needs of the bleeding disorders community throughout the U.S. The announcement was made by Diplomat CEO and co-founder, Phil Hagerman, R.Ph. "Diplomat is pleased to expand our footprint in the hemophilia...


Word of the Day
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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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