Blood typing Classifying blood types is particularly important when it comes to blood transfusions.
Deep vein thrombosis Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in the deep veins of the leg. Find out about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention.
DVT advice: window seat increases risk Sitting in economy class does not raise the risk of DVT per se, but sitting in a window seat does, new DVT guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians find.
DVT and flying The risk of DVT doubles after a long-haul flight. Find out about the symptoms and risk factors for DVT, and how to prevent it.
Haemophilia: different types of bleeds The person with moderate haemophilia generally suffers less frequent bleeds and these bleeds are rarely spontaneous. Bleeding into the joints can still be a problem.
Rhesus-negative blood and pregnancy If you have rhesus negative blood, your fetus may be at risk for health problems. This is true only if the fetus has Rh positive blood. A simple test followed by treatment can help prevent problems.
Sclerotherapy Sclerotherapy is a useful treatment for unwanted, visible spider veins and varicose veins.
Varicose veins Varicose veins (twisted, swollen veins) in the legs are a common problem. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment for varicose veins.
von Willebrand disease Find out about Von Willebrand disease, an inherited bleeding disorder that affects up to one in 100 people.
World Haemophilia Day World Haemophilia Day is celebrated around the world on 17 April to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders.
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