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Researchers developed a new method to measure single cell red blood cell deformability.

Once-Weekly Prophylaxis for Low-Bleeding Patients With Severe Hemophilia A

Once-weekly prophylactic injection of glycopegylated recombinant factor VIII (N8‐GP) for severe hemophilia A appears to be efficacious and safe, according to results from the pathfinder 2 extension phase. The study, published in Haemophilia, included patients aged 12 years or older with severe hemophilia A who had experienced up to 2 bleeds during the pathfinder 2…

Esperoct Approval Provides New Treatment Option for Hemophilia A

Novo Nordisk announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Esperoct (turoctocog alfa pegol, N8-GP) for the treatment of patients with hemophilia A (congenital factor VIII deficiency) for routine prophylaxis to reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes, on-demand treatment and control of bleeding episodes and perioperative management of bleeding.

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