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2012-01-09 14:31:15

A Rush University Medical Center led international research team has announced that a treatment to prevent bleeding episodes in children with hemophilia A also is effective for adolescents and adults. The preventive therapy will “optimize care for hemophilia patients of all ages by stopping unexpected bleeding events that can have a detrimental impact on the lives of patients,” said Dr. Leonard Valentino, director of the Rush Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center and principal...

2011-11-08 06:47:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — A new drug commonly used to treat bleeding events in people with severe hemophilia can also be used to prevent such events from happening at all, according to this study. An international research team led by Dr. Cindy Leissinger of Tulane University School of Medicine, along with Dr. Alessandro Gringeri from the University of Milan, examined the ability of FEIBA to prevent bleeds in people with severe hemophilia A with inhibitors. People with this condition...

2011-11-04 10:24:50

An international research team led by Dr. Cindy Leissinger of Tulane University School of Medicine, along with Dr. Alessandro Gringeri from the University of Milan, has found that a drug commonly used to treat bleeding events in people with a type of severe hemophilia can also be used to prevent such events from happening in the first place. The study, the first to confirm the efficacy and safety of the drug FEIBA in bleed prevention is published in the Nov. 3, 2011 issue of the New England...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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