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Possible alternative treatment for hemophilia

By September 2, 2005

Hemophilia is an inherited blood clotting disorder. Individuals with hemophilia A require intravenous infusion of recombinant Factor VIII clotting protein to make their blood clot properly. Researchers at Harvard University have identified a protein called P-selectin as being important in blood clotting. The researchers believe that altering P-selectin levels in the bloodstream by intravenous infusion may have great therapeutic potential as an easier and more effective approach to treating hemophilia. The research was presented at the XXth Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis & Hemostasis in August 2005.
Comments
August 7, 2006 at 11:26 pm
(1) johnathan savage says:

I am a 32 year old hemophiliac in florida. I would like to know more about P-selectin therapy, if anyone has details please contact me.

February 1, 2008 at 12:46 pm
(2) john says:

$27,000 (give or take a few grand) a pop for my weekly treatment of Advate…….. Ill bleed to death before they make make this an affordable illness.

April 14, 2008 at 8:14 pm
(3) Austin says:

Could you please simplify the alternative
treatments for hemophillia. I need to know for a project.

April 14, 2008 at 8:21 pm
(4) Austin says:

Never mind I figured it out. Thanks!

March 26, 2009 at 2:53 am
(5) Leo says:

I am investigating Hemophilia A. Treating it with a non-transdermal patch which is showing promise. How do I contact you.

Leo

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