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Hemophilia A Treatment Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for hemophilia A.
Another Hemophilia Treatment Option
Patients with hemophilia B, a rare, inherited bleeding disorder, may soon have another treatment option.
New VTE Guidelines Released
The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) issued some new guidelines for the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE).
Before Cancer Surgery, Blood Thinners Appeared Safe
Cancer patients have enough to worry about — they shouldn't have to worry about the health effects of medications taken before cancer surgery. And new evidence suggests they may not have to.
Novel Blood Clot Rx Shows Potential
Antiplatelet medications, while highly effective, can put surgical patients at risk of serious bleeding. But a new, safer drug may be on the horizon.
New Rx Treats Most Common Inherited Bleeding Disorder
Patients with von Willebrand disease (VWD) lack a protein that's essential for healthy blood clotting. But a newly approved medication could help with that.
New Recommendations for Hemophilia Patients
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) recently issued a new recommendation on inhibitor testing for patients with hemophilia A and B.
Spreading the Word About Thrombosis
After fracturing her ankle and getting a cast, South African athlete Marie-Victoire Cumming began feeling extreme discomfort in her leg. What she didn't know was that she had a potentially life-threatening condition called deep vein thrombosis.
New Help for Kids with Rare Blood Disorder
Children with a rare blood disorder may soon get new help in the form of a pill.
When Anticoagulants Go Head-to-Head
When two medications have the same effect, a head-to-head trial is often the best way to see which one is more effective.