"See you in a month for a check up, in the meantime give me a call if there are any problems." And our patient is released from the hospital. A few days later the phone call arrived, but doctor's hands are full and it's on you, dear resident, to answer the phone.
Haemophilia is a blood clotting disorder which means that people with it bleed a little longer than others. It is a serious health condition that can be life-threatened, but it can be controlled very successfully.
The task of our immune system is to detect and kill all bacteria, viruses, tumour cells or anything else that could invade our body. But it can make a mistake identifying harmless pollen as the worst enemy causing allergy reactions or killing pigment-producing cells that give colour to our skin.