Factor IX

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  • Alprolix: Innovation in Treatment for Patients with Deficient or Dysfunctional Factor IX

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    long-acting recombinant coagulation factor IX product, that’s intended for use in patients with Hemophilia B (Christmas Disease). Approved under the proprietary name Alprolix, Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein is therapeutically designed to be prolonged in circulation and requires less recurrent injections by users. Alprolix is an innovation that is advancing treatments and the quality of life for patients with deficient or dysfunctional congenital Factor IX. SUBMISSION DETAILS Type

  • Essay on Hemophilia: A Bleeding Disease

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    If certain individuals have less than 1% of the normal factor present they are said to have severe hemophilia (Fallon 1276). These people often experience unprompted bleeding occurring mostly in their muscles, skin, and joints. They have to take extreme caution because trauma and surgeries can result in severe hemorrhaging which can lead to death. People with moderate hemophilia are characterized by having 1-5% normal factor activity (Fallon 1276). This means these individuals are still at

  • Title IX And Sex Discrimination

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    Title IX was first introduced in Congress by its head author and sponsor, Senator Birch Bayh. On June 23, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 in response to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, requiring equal opportunity for males and females in educational programs - including athletic programs. According to the United States Justice Department, Title IX is a comprehensive federal law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any type of federally

  • Title IX And Gender Equality

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    Title IX helped to progress girls educational opportunities in the field of extra curricular and female athletics. John F. Kennedy was a breeding ground for the benefits to be reaped by the opportunities put in place by the passage of the legislation of Title IX. Title IX is part of the United States Education Amendments of 1972. It was meant to address some the flaws in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was written in order to end discrimination in various fields based

  • Taking a Look at Title IX

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    Title IX was a law signed in to make sure than no one is excluded based on gender. When the law was signed in, the numbers showed that it helped get women more involved in sports. However, with more women involved in sports, men are still the favored gender and women are discriminated against. Women are discriminated against in sports shown by fewer opportunities in high school and college level sports, unequal treatment of women college athletes, and unfair opportunities and treatment to women coaches

  • Gender Equality Within College Athletics

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    the condition of being unequal; a lack of equality; a disparity or unequal opportunity, or treatment resulting from this disparity. Almost forty-four years ago a federal law was mandated that enforced gender equality in all schools. At the time Title IX was enacted, only 30,000 women were participating in an NCAA sport, compared to the 170,000 men. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA offered no scholarships to women, nor did they offer championship tournaments (Tigay). Since the enactment

  • Clery Act Summary

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    Title IX requires certain programs and professionals in order to be in full compliance with the law. To better enforce these regulations, Lhamon created a document of ‘guidance’ in order to streamline the process of enforcing Title IX regulations across campuses. Counter to the claim of Senator Harkin, Senator Alexander questioned the power of the Department of Education

  • Essay on The Success of Title IX

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    Amendments of 1972, this contains Title IX which was intended to ensure that discrimination based on sex was eliminated.  The area that this has had the most contentious impact is sports.  Has Title IX increased women's opportunities to participate in sports during college equitably and fairly?  Title IX has increased opportunities for women to participate in college sports programs

  • The History of Titile IX Essay

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    The History of Titile IX Sex. That one little word has led to a mini-revolution in all aspects of a girl's education, from Kindergarten to Graduate School, all across the nation. In 1972, Title IX was adopted as the landmark legislation for prohibition of gender discrimination in schools, and was signed into law, by President Richard Nixon, on June 23. This legislation encompasses both academics and athletics. Title IX reads: "No person in the U.S. shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from

  • Black Women In Sports

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    Eden, K., Upright, P., & Hey, W. (2013). What women want: Marketing tactics for female sport fans and female sports teams. KAHPERD Journal, 50(2), 17-24. Since the implementation of Title IX with the 1972 Education Amendments education, women athletics have increased tremendously. From 1972 to 2007 women’s college participation has increased by 138,000 and there has been a 2.7 million participant increase for high school women sports. Marketing tactics for women sports and women sports consumers