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Blue Cross Blue Shield Sued by Company serving Hemophiliacs

Blue Cross Blue Shield Sued by Company serving Hemophiliacs

November 13, 2013

Blue Cross Blue Shield and six of its licensees, several employees, and its pharmacy benefit management company, Express Scripts Holiding…

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PHARMA/BIOTECH UPDATE: Biogen Idec’s Hemo A Drug Delayed

PHARMA/BIOTECH UPDATE: Biogen Idec’s Hemo A Drug Delayed

November 12, 2013

The FDA has requested more information about the way manufacturing data of Biogen Idec Inc’s new Hemophilia A drug “Eloctate”…

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APHON elects new president

APHON elects new president

November 12, 2013

The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) has elected Jami Gattuso, MSN RN, CPON to serve as its president.  She…

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Possible Alternative to IVIG Therapy Not Too Far Away

Possible Alternative to IVIG Therapy Not Too Far Away

November 11, 2013

Currently, intravenous immunoglobulin therapy or IVIG is used to treat all kinds of autimmune diseases ranging from anemia and lupus…

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142 Cases of Hemophilia in Davao City

November 08, 2013

The Mindanao Hemophilia Center in Davao City, Philippines reports that were 142 cases of hemophilia in Davao City as of…

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Link between Clotting Proteins & Heart-valve Calcium Deposits?

Link between Clotting Proteins & Heart-valve Calcium Deposits?

November 07, 2013

Von Willebrand Factor (vWF), is a clotting protein that aids platelets in forming clots when needed in blood vessels.  When…

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Seattle Hospital Sues After ObamaCare Cuts Patient Access

November 07, 2013

This 2 minute video discusses the current transition and hardships one Seattle pediatric hospital is currently having to face with…

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Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Announces 2013 Award Recipient

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Announces 2013 Award Recipient

November 06, 2013

(UPDATED) Every year the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) awards a nurse with the Dr. Patricia Greene Leadership Award. The…

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State closes health insurance gap for children with bleeding disorders

State closes health insurance gap for children with bleeding disorders

November 06, 2013

The state of New York has just passed a bill that will add coverage of at home treatment for children…

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Pharma/BioTech Update: Fidelity and REGENX form Gene Therapy Company

Pharma/BioTech Update: Fidelity and REGENX form Gene Therapy Company

November 01, 2013

Fidelity Biosciences, a division of Fidelity Investments that invests venture capital in private pharmaceutical and medical/healthcare technology companies, has inked…

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