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 […]
January 20, 2016

Brotherly Love: Boy Honored With “Iron Man” Comic Cameo

A boy with hemophilia has been included as a character in the latest Iron Man comic. Max Levy of Voorhees, has been raising money for Children’s […]
December 17, 2015

Hemophilia: New Fusion Protein Allows For Less Frequent Dosing To Prevent Bleeding

CSL Behring’s investigational long-acting fusion protein linking recombinant coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP) might be able to be infused at longer intervals of every […]
December 8, 2015

Pain and Mobility Are Major Problems for Patients with Hemophilia

Common complications from hemophilia include pain and mobility impairment, which are associated with uncontrolled bleeding. More than 60% of people with hemophilia report mobility problems and […]
December 8, 2015

Is rFVIIIFc Really Safe for Long-Term Use in Adults and Adolescents with Severe Hemophilia?

A new medication for treating hemophilia A, called recombinant factor VIII Fc fusion protein (rFVIIIFc), is confirmed by ongoing research to be effective and well-tolerated in treating this […]
December 4, 2015

World’s first in-human gene-editing treatment will tackle hemophilia

A new investigational treatment called “gene-editing” is being researched to treat hemophilia B. The procedure aims to change the body at the gene level to prevent […]
November 25, 2015

Kids’ Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending

The treatment of hemophilia is expensive, with a new study showing that childhood hemophilia treatment accounts for a significant part of state Medicaid budgets. Treatment costs […]