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Understanding the Basics of Hemophilia

This video from Osmosis Health & Medicine describes hemophilia and what it really means to have the blood disorder. MORE: Daily infusion of low-dose factor VIII found to benefit some with hemophilia A.  With detailed illustrations, the video’s narrator explains that hemophilia comes from the words “love”…

Knee Problems in Hemophilia Best Treated by Factor Replacement Therapy, Paper Says

Joint problems caused by chronic bleeding often trouble people with hemophilia, especially in the knees, ankles, and elbows. A paper by scientists in Spain and the U.S. reviewed existing literature on knee treatments for people with this disease, focusing on best current practices — including a preventive, if inconveniently lifelong, therapy — and future…

Hemophiliacs Improve Quality of Life by Playing Sports, Study Says

Sports and physical activity can benefit people living with hemophilia, according to a recent study. Researchers in Germany and the United Kingdom investigated to find whether participating in sports can benefit adults with varying degrees of hemophilia severity. The report, “The impact of sport on health status,…