August 4, 2016

‘Iron Max’: Marvel Features Boy With Hemophilia in Iron Man Comic Book

A child with hemophilia was featured in an “Iron Man” comic book by Marvel. When 3-year-old Max Levy needed to get a metal disk surgically inserted into his […]
July 7, 2016

Hemophilia patients in developing world gain access to vital drug

Worldwide, hemophilia patients are getting access to lifesaving drugs that help blood clotting, thanks to a new effort by activists and drug makers. Hemophilia patients around […]
June 9, 2016

Massage for Clients with Hemophilia

What is important to know about massage for those with hemophilia? Hemophilia is a bleeding condition affecting approximately 20,000 people in the United States, according to […]
May 6, 2016

“You Have To Choose… To Hope And Move Forward”: A Look Back At A Doctor Driven By Hemophilia

The life of Holbrook Kohrt, MD, a man born with severe hemophilia who became a professor of oncology. When I met Holbrook Kohrt, MD, in 2009 […]
April 8, 2016

Living With Hemophilia

More than 3 million Americans have a bleeding disorder. There are more than 3 million people in this country living with a bleeding disorder—a chronic illness […]
March 8, 2016

von Willebrand: the bleeding disorder you may never have heard of yet it’s the most common

The common bleeding disorder called von Willebrand disease has as its symptoms such things as nosebleeds and heavy periods. Vicki Jacobs-Pratt got in touch with me recently […]
February 2, 2016

How genetic engineering could eliminate diseases

Hemophilia could be cured by gene editing blood stem cells. The dangers of editing the human genome are well known. The significance of changing small aspects […]
January 20, 2016

Less Inhibitor Risk With Plasma Factor VIII

Inhibitors are a significant problem in hemophilia. People with hemophilia who use factor based on recombinant products could have nearly twice as many inhibitors as those using […]