How much does haemochromatosis cost an individual in terms of health costs, productivity and well-being? How much does haemochromatosis cost the Australian health system and society in general? Would you like to help us find the answer? Researchers at the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania are conducting a study into the costs related […]
Melbourne 17 & 18 May 2014, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Website: conference.ha.org.au Flyer – download. Invitation from Ben Marris, President Haemochromatosis Australia On behalf of Haemochromatosis Australia it gives me great pleasure to invite you to the Haemochromatosis and Iron Overload Conference at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne, on 17th and 18th May 2014. We are delighted that […]
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.