A child’s fear of and protest against the infusion process often create a stressful situation for himself and his parents, who can feel powerless.
The liver and lungs have something in common—factor VIII (FVIII) is produced in both.
Pregnant women expecting a baby with hemophilia now have a stronger case for choosing a scheduled cesarean delivery rather than a vaginal birth.
Paying for college can be especially hard for students with bleeding disorders, but there are ways to help these students finance their education.
Nearly 400 people gathered in Berkeley, California, ready to kick off the Northern California Hemophilia Foundation’s Hemophilia Walk—the first Hemophilia Walk of 2010.
The Virginia Hemophilia Foundation develops an interactive play about hemophilia.
Social workers from hemophilia treatment centers had the opportunity to network, learn and exchange best practices at the National Hemophilia Foundation’s 5th Annual Social Work Symposium in Dallas.
The World Federation of Hemophilia’s Twinning Program links emerging and established hemophilia organizations and treatment centers.
Shai had been anxious about needles before. But as his parents prepared to transition him away from his port, he began to hide his arms at infusion time.
“Iron-poor blood” sounds like an old-fashioned ailment, but it’s not. It’s still the most common 21st-century cause of a condition called anemia.
To play or not to play? For kids with bleeding disorders, that is the question—at camp, at school, at home, anywhere.
Everybody is afraid of different things, even adults. Some people are afraid of spiders. Others are afraid of flying in a plane. But there are ways to deal with your fears.
A new surveillance project could lead to improved treatment and diagnosis of women and girls with bleeding disorders.
There is still a misconception among doctors that women cannot have bleeding disorders, especially hemophilia.