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Blood Disorders: Hemophilia
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Blood Disorders: Hemophilia

Nosebleeds and minor cuts can quickly turn serious for people with this rare genetic disorder in which the blood doesn't clot properly.

Take a closer look at the two types of hemophilia. Find out why it mostly affects guys. And discover how it's diagnosed and treated.

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Haemophilia Gene Therapy Breakthrough

Haemophilia Gene Therapy Breakthrough

Working with colleagues at St. Jude's Children's Research hospital, Dr. Amit Nathwani's promising research may one day help treat hemophilia. More...

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UCL Cancer Institute
HemoAction!

HemoAction!

From "abrasion" to "vasoconstriction," this custom memory game reveals important details about hemophilia. More...

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World Federation of Hemophilia
Case Closed: Famous Royals Suffered from Hemophilia

Case Closed: Famous Royals Suffered from Hemophilia

While it's long been suspected based on the recorded symptoms of Queen Victoria's male heirs, now there's proof. See how the DNA analysis of bones from Russia's Romanov family confirmed hemophilia B. More...

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AAAS
Hemophilia Genetics

Hemophilia Genetics

Hemophilia is carried on the x chromosome. Investigate how this genetic disorder can pass from parents to their children. More...

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Hemophilia in 3D

Hemophilia in 3D

You get cut on the knee playing soccer — no big deal, right? Not if you have hemophilia! Get the details. More...

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Starting the Conversation: Hemophilia

Starting the Conversation: Hemophilia

Got questions about what it's like to live with hemophilia? Watch this video for the answers — and, no, teens with it don't have to wear bubble wrap. More...

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
‘Royal Disease’ Mystery Solved!

‘Royal Disease’ Mystery Solved!

Hemophilia B is known as the "royal disease" because it plagued the family of Queen Victoria. Meet Professor Merlin Crossley, who found a key protein mutation that solved the puzzle behind this rare blood-clotting disorder. More...

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University of Waikato

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