• What is Haemochromatosis?

    Haemochromatosis explained in simple terms. Read more about inherited iron overload disorder.

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  • About Us

    Haemochromatosis Australia is the support, advocacy and health promotion group for Australians affected by haemochromatosis.

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  • Resources for GPs & medical practices

    Clinical guidelines and useful links, patient resources, online training and latest news. Find out more...

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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When – Wednesday 24 September, 10:00am-12:00pm Where: QIMR Berghofer Central, 300 Herston Rd, Herston QIMR Berghofer Institute are holding a free public genetics forum at the Institue in Herston, Brisbane. One of the talks by Professor Greg Anderson is about haemochromatosis. Greg is head of the Iron Metabolism Group at the institute and President of […]

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Are you a male, aged 35 years old or over, interested in participating in a research study at the Nepean Hospital in Western Sydney or Katoomba Hospital, Blue Mountains? Do you have haemochromatosis? Or iron deficiency? Or normal iron stores? The research team are seeking men aged 35 years or over to participate in a study […]

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Approximately 85,000 Australians have or will develop iron overload due to a genetic fault in the HFE gene; however the vast majority of these people will have only moderately elevated levels of iron.

Mi-iron is a research study which aims to measure the effect of reducing moderate iron overload back to the normal range in people with haemochromatosis and to determine whether it is necessary to do this.

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30 August – 26 September 2014 The OVERLOAD art exhibition has now opened in Launceston at the ARTrium Gallery, Northern Integrated care Services, 41 Franklin ST Launceston. The exhibition of Tasmanian artists work includes paintings, quilts and sculpture inspired by the theme OVERLOAD. All commission from sales will be donated to Haemochromatosis Australia to help […]

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