Haemophilia stops blood from clotting properly, causing abnormal bleeding. It’s best managed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals.
Von Willebrand disease
People with von Willebrand disease have trouble controlling their bleeding because a blood clotting factor is either absent, low or defective.
The role of a haematologist
A haematologist is a specialist doctor who treats conditions that affect the blood, such as leukaemia or haemophilia, or the organs that make blood.
Blood transfusion is a safe procedure. Find out about the different types, why you might need a blood transfusion and what happens when you receive it.
Family medical history
Knowing your family medical history is important. It can guide you in making changes that will reduce your risk of developing a hereditary condition.
Blood in semen
Finding blood in your semen can be alarming but in most cases is not serious. It will generally pass within a few days without the need for treatment. Find out more about blood in sperm here.
Guide to genetic disorders
Problems with genes can cause health or development problems. Some genetic disorders affect people from birth, others develop later in life. Learn more from a trusted source.