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Kuhn, who has hemophilia and developed hepatitis C and HIV during a blood transfusion in the early 1980s, was struggling to pay for his own insurance at the time.
The company has announced about $16 billion of deals this year, agreeing to buy Bioverativ Inc. to expand in hemophilia treatments and Ablynx NV to gain an experimental medicine for another rare bleeding disorder.
Investors were worried that the hemophilia business Shire won in its $36 billion takeover of Baxalta in 2016 would lose ground sooner than anticipated to a competing therapy from Roche Holding.
Mulligan worked in a textile mill as a teenager in Greenville, South Carolina, before the war, and lied about his health to get into the Marines, hiding his hemophilia.
Nationwide, a third of adults and children living with hemophilia are covered by Medicaid.
Targets, Targets, Targets The Sanofi 2020 roadmap specifies growing the company’s portfolio (including in rare diseases such as hemophilia), launching new drugs, and investing further in R&D.
Some hemophilia gene therapies could sell for more than $1 million per patient, according to Chardan’s Amusa.
Bayer’s annual sales from its hemophilia drugs were 1.166 billion euros in 2016.
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Did You Know?
The dreaded disease known as hemophilia is the result of an inherited gene, and almost always strikes boys rather than girls (though mothers may pass the gene to their sons). Since the blood lacks an ingredient that causes it to clot or coagulate when a blood vessel breaks, even a minor wound can cause a hemophiliac to bleed to death if not treated. Bleeding can be particularly dangerous when it's entirely internal, with no visible wound, since the person may not be aware it's happening. Queen Victoria transmitted the hemophilia gene to royal families all across Europe; the hemophilia of a young Russian prince played a part in the downfall of the Russian czars. Today, hemophiliacs take drugs that stop the bleeding by speeding coagulation, and hemophiliac life expectancies in developed countries are almost as long as the average.
HEMOPHILIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hemophilia for English Language Learners
medical : a serious disease that causes a person who has been cut or injured to keep bleeding for a very long time
medical Definition of hemophilia
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