The first Colour Run for 2015 is in Sydney on Sunday 8 Feb 8. If you’re thinking of taking part or you know friends, family or colleagues are joining in, you can raise funds for Haemochromatosis Australia or other worthwhile charities with sponsorships or donations through GoFundRaise. So why not help out a cause you’re […]

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Arthritis is a very common condition in Australia, and a major cause of disability and chronic pain affecting people from all walks of life.  Arthritis Australia provides a range of condition-specific information sheets to help people understand this troublesome condition.  Their newest information sheet is ‘Haemochromatosis and Haemochromatotic Arthritis’.  This simple and easy-to-understand information sheet provides information about the […]

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Need to know more about the therapeutic venesection program and the associated High Ferritin online App provided by the Australian Red Cross Blood service? This comprehensive document from the Blood Service provides the answers. Read all about it here

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Senator Catryna Bilyk (Tasmania) presented a speech in the Senate calling for increased government support for genetic screening for haemochromatosis. Haemochromatosis Australia and our medical advisors recently met with Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash to make that case. The Senator points out in her speech “why not make the subsidy for genetic testing of haemochromatosis […]

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GPs, and other health professionals, in the Hunter region of NSW now have easy access to up to date information to help them in diagnosing and treating haemochromatosis. Information about the genetic basis of the disease, screening of relatives, how to investigate an affected person, how to interpret the results of the investigations, how to […]

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