hemophilia2 - Hemophilia is the oldest known hereditary...

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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. There are about 20,000 hemophilia patients in the United States. Each year, about 400 babies are born with this disorder. Approximately 85% have hemophilia A and the remainder has hemophilia B…… http://www.medceu.com/tests/hemophilia.htm e http://www.ygyh.org/hemo/whatisit.htm Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver from any cause. Hepatitis usually is the result of infection by a virus. There are several types of viruses that can cause hepatitis, named A,B,C D or E. Hepatitis C is the name for a virus that can cause swelling or inflammation of the liver, and perhaps scarring of this important organ.(accumulate risk)
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http://www.hemophilia.ca/en/5.6.2.php Ancient DNA Helps Researchers Unearth Potential Hemophilia Therapy
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