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What is Haemochromatosis?
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.
Haemochromatosis Australia will host a free public haemochromatosis information and social session at Randwick, Sydney at 6.30 pm on 9 September 2015. The session will be held at the Colonial Room Lecture Theatre, AGSM Building, University of New South Wales located at the corner of Botany St and Oval Lane, Randwick. Your host for the […]
Learn more about haemochromatosis and meet other people with the condition at this free public information session hosted by Haemochromatosis Australia. The event will be held at at the Corrimal District Library & Community Centre, 15 Short St, Corrimal at 2.00 pm on Saturday 8 August. Guest speakers • Professor Alison Jones, Executive Dean, Faculty of […]
Each year in August, Haemochromatosis Australia coordinates Haemochromatosis Awareness Week. The week is an opportunity to focus attention on haemochromatosis and the risk of inherited iron overload through the media, displays and other activities. This year the week will be observed from 10 – 16 August. In Melbourne, we will host a free public information […]
An exciting art exhibition of works by well-known Australian artists and photographers will open in Wollongong in August. The exhibition will help raise awareness of haemochromatosis and funds for Haemochromatosis Australia. Twenty-one artists including 2014 Archibald Prize finalists Anh Do and Paul Ryan, 2013 Behind the Lines Cartoonist of the Year David Rowe and Woolsheds […]