Bloodwork: the history of hemophilia
In National Hemophilia Awareness Month, get to know this inherited bleeding disorder
The history behind the discovery, research, and treatment of hemophilia is as complex and intriguing as the disease itself. A rare inherited genetic blood disorder that mostly affects men, hemophilia is on the rise, with more than a million men around the world stricken with the condition. But what exactly is hemophilia, and how does it impair the body's ability to produce blood clots (a process needed to stop bleeding)?
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