Blood Safety

Blood Safety

Blood safety is a critical issue for the inheritable blood and bleeding disorders community. Learn what you need to know.

People with bleeding disorders face the constant risk of bleeding and as a result are often turned away by blood...
If you or someone you know has a bleeding disorder, it’s important to have an understanding of inhibitors, as some...
Members of the bleeding disorders community regularly deal with small bleeds—and most of the time, they have a number of...
Bleeding disorders frequently rank among the highest-cost conditions, largely because of treatment costs. While patients are exposed to some of...
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) commends the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for initiating development of a national blood...
Update: On May 31, 2011, the journal Science published two papers online that it says cast doubt on the link...
When the first plasma-derived clotting factor concentrates were introduced in the late 1960s and 1970s, they revolutionized the treatment of...
The National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) met April 17–18 in Chicago and issued four recommendations...
Update: On May 31, 2011, the journal Science published two papers online that it says cast doubt on the link...
A federal advisory committee has recommended that the US Food and Drug Administration’s lifetime ban on blood donations from men...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recommendation in July 2009 that makers of plasma-derived products, which include...
A new recommendation by the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) addresses concerns of blood contamination...
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