Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Swimming is often recommended as an ideal form of exercise for people with bleeding disorders for a few different reasons. To begin with, swimming allows one to strengthen their muscles in a way that doesn鈥檛 put weight on the joints, and therefore reduces the likelihood of bleed due to impact or pressure. It also enables […]
Many individuals with bleeding disorders are finding better health by being physically active.聽 Matthew Stinger is one such individual.聽 Matthew, who has hemophilia, has benefited from swimming聽& biking and one way he gives back to others within the bleeding disorders community is by participating in HFA鈥檚 annual Gears for Good bike ride. Learn about Matthew […]
By: Drew Armstrong Merck & Co. (MRK)鈥檚 experimental hepatitis C pill produced clinical trial results positioning the drug as a strong competitor to a potential blockbuster therapy from Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) Merck鈥檚 two-drug combination once-a-day pill stopped the virus in 98 percent of newly treated patients with few major side effects, according to a […]
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