Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A medical condition in which the ability of the blood to clot is severely reduced, causing the sufferer to bleed severely from even a slight injury. The condition is typically caused by a hereditary lack of a coagulation factor, most often factor VIII.
- ‘Several clinical trials are in progress for therapeutic application of genetic diseases, such as hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, ornithine transcarbamylase deficiencies.’
- ‘Its products treat millions of patients a year who suffer from hemophilia, infectious diseases, and cancer.’
- ‘The range of chronic illnesses covered includes cardiac conditions, hemophilia compounded by HIV / AIDS, diabetes in children, cystic fibrosis, and spina bifida.’
- ‘Prisoners suffering from problems such as anxiety, asthma, hemophilia and injuries incurred during their arrests are not receiving the treatment they need.’
- ‘In mild haemophilia, bleeding occurs only after moderately severe injury or after surgery.’
- ‘These defects, which include conditions such as hemophilia and color-blindness, are called X-linked because the genes are carried on the X chromosome.’
- ‘Gene therapy - the process of introducing a gene into a human being to remedy a genetic disease - offered hope to persons suffering from such diseases as hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and diabetes.’
- ‘When retrotransposons are inserted into important genes, they can cause disease, such as hemophilia and muscular dystrophy.’
- ‘This technique allows for the development of mice with specific genetic mutations that mimic human illnesses such as hemophilia.’
- ‘As a next step, he intends to build more-complex nanorods that will yield higher and more-sustained rates of gene expression, which would be necessary to treat diseases such as hemophilia and cystic fibrosis.’
- ‘These include loss-of-function diseases such as cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and cancer.’
- ‘Chapter Two contains a number of case studies from the professional literature in which hypnotic interventions were used to treat chronic illness, most particularly, cancer and hemophilia.’
- ‘Snake venom is also being experimented with for the treatment of many medical conditions, including cancer, hemophilia and heart disease.’
- ‘He was born with a crippling inherited disease, arthritic haemophilia.’
- ‘DNA testing is often used when searching for a single-gene disorder, such as cystic fibrosis or hemophilia.’
- ‘And patients with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders can now envision relatively long and active lives.’
- ‘For this reason, X-linked conditions like hemophilia or muscular dystrophy are expressed in sons and transmitted by physically normal carrier mothers.’
- ‘Understanding of inherited conditions such as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and haemophilia will also be greatly improved.’
- ‘But its emphasis now is on ensuring a full inquiry is set up to investigate the role of pharmaceutical companies in the infection of haemophilia sufferers through contaminated blood products.’
- ‘Examples of X-linked single gene disorders are: color blindness, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hemophilia, and Hunter syndrome.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.