New drug for haemophilia A patients with inhibitors

Most of us would stop bleeding quite quickly after a finger prick, as seen in this filepic; however, those with haemophilia A will bleed uncontrollably due to their inability to clot blood.

Haemophilia A is an inherited, serious disorder in which a person’s blood does not clot properly, leading to uncontrolled and often spontaneous bleeding.

Said consultant haematologist Dr Jameela Sathar: “According to the report of the World Federation of Haemophilia’s Annual Global Survey 2017, there are 158,225 persons with haemophilia A worldwide.

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