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  • The Effects Of Haemophilia And Its Effects On People From Different Ages And Sex

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    On this Essay, I have decided to talk about Haemophilia because is a disease that is affecting people from different ages and sex. Haemophilia is a genetic disorder caused by the deficiency in the clotting factor 8 (Haemophilia A) or clotting factor 9 (Haemophilia B). This disease is incurable and can be life threatening without the proper treatment. Going back in history, Haemophilia is also known as “Royal Disease”. This is because Queen Victoria was a carrier of the disease gene and passed it

  • Haemophilia In Australia

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    Haemophilia is a genetic disorder that is passed through generations on the x chromosomes, that affects the clotting factor in the blood and makes patients more prone to spontaneous and injury-resulted bleeding which is usually internal. According to the Haemophilia Foundation Australia (2015), there are over 3,000 cases of haemophilia in Australia, and more than half the cases are in males. The National Haemophilia Foundation (2013) website shows that cases of haemophilia go back to the 2n d century

  • Symptoms And Symptoms Of Hemophilia

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    SYMPTOMS OF HEMOPHILIA Student Name Institutional Affiliation Date   Abstract This research paper is about the various symptoms of hemophilia. The paper is going to outline and deeply describe the various ways that hemophilia manifests itself on patients. The paper also encompasses the factors that triggers the symptoms and the afterward effects on the individual. This paper will involve sourcing information from several books written by reputable authors and also getting information from the websites

  • Haemophilia A: A Genetic Analysis

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    may profoundly alter the biology of cells in our body, resulting in a genetic disorder. Haemophilia A, also known as factor VIII (FVIII)

  • Haemophilia And Genetic Basis

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    Definition Haemophilia and Genetic basis: Haemophilia is a bleeding disorder where the person’s blood clots ineffectively causing spontaneous or injury induced unnaturally rapid internal and external bleeds. This is a result of a severe lack of various clotting factors, depending on type, in the blood. A clotting factor is a protein in blood that controls bleeding. Haemophilia is described as being of sex-linked inheritance and is passed down through the family genes. There are three types of Haemophilia;

  • Haemophilia Research Paper

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    There are three different types of this disorder each having its own range of severity. The first and most common type of Haemophilia is type A, this type is usually caused by a missing or defective VIII protein. Haemophilia is present in around 1 in every 5000 males. The range of severity in type A ranges from mild to severe. Mild cases are the most common, it is generally only discovered when the afflicted gains a severe enough injury, when having tooth extractions or other surgeries and in many

  • Hemophilia Essay

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    Hemophilia is the oldest known hereditary bleeding disorder. There are two types of hemophilia, A and B (Christmas Disease). Low levels or complete absence of a blood protein essential for clotting causes both. Patients with hemophilia A lack the blood clotting protein, factor VIII, and those with hemophilia B lack factor IX. A person with severe hemophilia has less than 1% of the normal amount of a clotting factor - either Factor VIII (8) or Factor IX (9). People without hemophilia have between

  • Essay on Hemophilia: A Bleeding Disease

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    According to the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, hemophilia also spelled haemophilia, is a genetic disorder of the mechanism of blood clotting that is usually inherited (Fallon 1276). The symptoms of this disease can range from mild to severe which makes prognosis very difficult to determine. Sylvia Mader says, “Hemophilia is called the bleeder’s disease because the affected person’s blood either does not clot or clots very slowly” (489). Hemophilia is a rare genetic disease that

  • Hemophilia Blood Clotting

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    Hemophilia is a genetic disorder that slows the process of blood clotting. The majority of sufferers bleed extensively after injury or medical operation. In serious cases, there is spontaneous bleeding in the joints. “Milder forms of hemophilia do not necessarily involve spontaneous bleeding, and the condition may not become apparent until abnormal bleeding occurs following surgery or a serious injury.” (Genetics Home Reference) Males are more prone to Hemophilia. Two main types are Hemophilia A

  • Hemophilia Royal Disease

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    Hemophilia, once called the royal disease is a problem with the clotting of blood. When a cut or bruise occurs it can bleed causing problems with people who suffer from hemophilia. Patients with hemophilia will continually bleed longer than a normal individual. This bleeding can lead to harmful levels of blood loss to internal bleeding. Hemophilia is very rare occurring once every five thousand people. Rare, however it is the most common x linked trait. When an injury occurs, blood cells called

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