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Implants show early promise for treating hemophilia

...monkey churn out a protein that can treat hemophilia, suggesting a new approach to treatment...called Factor VIIa, that is now used in hemophilia treatment. The work was reported Bethesda, Md., and colleagues. Hemophilia is caused by the lack of a clot-promoting...
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Advances made in stem cell research

...Advancing chances that diseases such as arthritis and hemophilia can be treated with a patient's own cells, scientists...engineered to help correct inherited disorders such as hemophilia and muscular dystrophy. In essence, the cells in the...
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Scientists alter liver gene in rats, may help in treating human diseases

...technique might lead to a cure someday for hemophilia and some other inherited diseases in...40. Other liver targets, apart from hemophilia, are mostly rare diseases. But with...dogs to fix a flawed gene that causes hemophilia, he said. The repairman molecule had...
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UNC research focuses on gene therapy of living cells. Research on Patches in connection with hemophilia B could be Jude Samulski's last step before trying the therapy...hemophiliacs lack. Only 4,000 people in the United States have hemophilia B, but Samulski's research could have a much broader impact...
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FDA recalls blood product treatment for hemophiliacs a brand of recombinant human Factor VIII, used to treat hemophilia A, an inherited disorder in which the blood clotting protein...sold under other brand names are injected daily by 15,000 hemophilia A patients nationwide. The three recalled batches of Recombinate...
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Genetics revolution touches everyone

...embryos in the lab. Future parents may be able to select the embryos that don't have genes for certain disorders such as hemophilia. The problem is, do we want to open the door to parents who want to try to customize their children; for example, by creating...
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South Carolina Senate overrides 46 of Haley's vetoes

...Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney.The Senate restored about $2 million to help people suffering from disorders ranging from HIV to hemophilia to colon cancer. In the governor's veto message, she said choosing charities should be a personal decision, not the government's...
Across the region

...and fellowships for a unit of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Potential areas of research include the causes of birth defects and developmental disabilities, blood disorders such as hemophilia and sickle cell disease.
Raining? What's your choice for indoor training? ? The Trot to Clot 5K for Hemophilia of Georgia will be held Saturday, May 4, at Savannah Rapids. Register at
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...include a contact name and phone number. Community events HEMOPHILIA CONFERENCE: Free educational conference for hemophiliacs...nutrition, physical fitness and insurance issues related to hemophilia. Keynote speaker Laureen A. Kelley, whose son has moderate...
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