The National Hemophilia Foundation Is Highlighting Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month with New Campaign
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The National Hemophilia Foundation Is Highlighting Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month with New Campaign

In a recent press release, the National Hemophilia Foundation announced it has started a new campaign called “Start the Conversation” which will initiate conversations around inheritable blood disorders. Bleeding Disorders…

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New Study Looks At Bleeding Patterns of Infants and Toddlers With von Willebrand Disease
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New Study Looks At Bleeding Patterns of Infants and Toddlers With von Willebrand Disease

According to a recent article, researchers reported their findings from a new study that looked at the bleeding patterns and characteristics in infants and toddlers with von Willebrand disease (VWD).…

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March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month: Spreading Bleeding Disorders Awareness
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March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month: Spreading Bleeding Disorders Awareness

March is recognized each year as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month, an event meant to help spread awareness about bleeding disorders among the general public and in the medical community. Bleeding…

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Recall of Bleeding Disorder Drug Leaves Patients with Unanswered Questions
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Recall of Bleeding Disorder Drug Leaves Patients with Unanswered Questions

According to a story from hemophilia.org, the drug company Ferring Pharmaceuticals issued a recall of the nasal spray drug desmopressin (marketed as Stimate) on July 21st, 2020. This product is…

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Juvenile Male Patients with von Willebrand Disease More Likely to Experience Complications Than Female Counterparts
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Juvenile Male Patients with von Willebrand Disease More Likely to Experience Complications Than Female Counterparts

  The most common inherited bleeding disorder, von Willebrand disease, appears more likely to cause problems for juvenile males living with the disease than juvenile females, according to a study…

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Don’t Miss VWD Connect Foundation’s First-Ever Type 3/Severe Von Willebrand Disease Patient Conference
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Don’t Miss VWD Connect Foundation’s First-Ever Type 3/Severe Von Willebrand Disease Patient Conference

Von Willebrand disease is the most common inherited blood clotting disorder that affects humans. The disorder can also be acquired. Although it is considered common, the majority of cases do…

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Secondary Long-Term Prophylaxis Shows Promise for Patients with Severe von Willebrand Disease (vWD)

A recent article in the National Hemophilia Foundation news quotes the Blood Transfusion journal's report on the results of a study conducted under the lead of Dr. Flora Peyvandi, Medical…

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Prophylaxis May Reduce the Need of Hospitalization for von Willebrand Disease Patients, Study Says
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Prophylaxis May Reduce the Need of Hospitalization for von Willebrand Disease Patients, Study Says

According to a story from the National Hemophilia Foundation, a collaborative team of researchers from the U.S. and Sweden recently announced the results of a study the indicated that a…

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Von Willebrand Disease, the Lesser Known Cousin of Hemophilia—Learn Why
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Von Willebrand Disease, the Lesser Known Cousin of Hemophilia—Learn Why

I first became aware of the bleeding disorder hemophilia when I was in high school reading about Nicholas II, the last Russian tsar. His son had severe hemophilia B, which…

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