About Hemophilia

What is hemophilia? People who have hemophilia often have longer bleeding after an injury or surgery. People who have severe hemophilia have spontaneous bleeding into the joints and muscles. Hemophilia occurs more commonly in males than in females. The two most common...

Hemophilia Genetics

Description Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that slows the blood clotting process. People with this condition experience prolonged bleeding or oozing following an injury, surgery, or having a tooth pulled. In severe cases of hemophilia, continuous bleeding occurs...

Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders

Bleeding Disorders Bleeding disorders are rare disorders affecting the way the body controls blood clotting. If your blood does not clot normally, you may experience problems with bleeding too much after an injury or surgery. This health topic will focus on bleeding...

Huntington’s Disease: Hope Through Research

What is Huntington’s disease? Huntington’s disease (HD) is an inherited disorder that causes nerve cells (called neurons) in parts of the brain to gradually break down and die. The disease, which gets worse over time, attacks motor control regions of the brain (those...

Huntington’s Disease Genetics

Description Huntington disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes uncontrolled movements, emotional problems, and loss of thinking ability (cognition). Adult-onset Huntington disease, the most common form of this disorder, usually appears in a person’s...