blood clotting factor

blood clotting factor

Coagulation factor, see there.
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Hemophilia B is a chronic and inherited bleeding disorder that affects approximately 5,000 people in the U.S.1 People with hemophilia B have deficient blood clotting factor IX activity that results in prolonged or spontaneous bleeding, especially into the muscles, joints or internal organs.
People with haemophilia B have deficient blood clotting factor IX activity that results in prolonged or spontaneous bleeding, especially into the muscles, joints or internal organs.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) describes haemophilia as a hereditary bleeding disorder due to a partial or total lack of an essential blood clotting factor. Common symptoms of the bleeding disorder include frequent nosebleeds, unexplained and uncontrolled bleeding and bruising.
The World Health Organization (WHO) describes hemophilia as a hereditary bleeding disorder due to a partial or total lack of an essential blood clotting factor. Common symptoms of the bleeding disorder include frequent nosebleeds, unexplained and uncontrolled bleeding and bruising.
Current treatment is replacement of the missing blood clotting factor by transfusing commercially prepared factor concentrates.
People suffering from haemophilia have little or no blood clotting factor. It can be mild, moderate, or severe.
An experimental gene therapy technique boosted the production of a vital blood clotting factor in six people with hemophilia B, according to new research supported by the National Institutes of Health.
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Scientists have found how stressed cells boost the production of the key blood clotting factor, thrombin.
Adding to the frustration is the general ambiguity of the "administration fees," an issue that troubles Donna Ligda, a clinical nurse specialist and employee of Curative Pharmacy Services, the country's third-largest hemophilia specialty pharmacy provider of blood clotting factor. "From every indication, there is no way that the administrative fees they are proposing are going to come close to covering the level of services that has been received by individuals with hemophilia in the past," she insists.
Hayden Lewis,from the campaign group Haemophilia Wales, was infected with HIV by a blood clotting factor he was given in 1985 and was told about his Hepatitis C in 1993.
In 2001, Medicare's outpatient expenditures for blood clotting factor used to treat the estimated 1,100 beneficiaries with hemophilia totaled about $105 million, or more than 2 percent of total Medicare spending on outpatient drugs.
This project will determine whether blood clotting factor homologues are expressed in fiber type-specific muscle exposed to the atrophy of simulated microgravity.