What is Haemochromatosis?
A Christmas present that will make a difference! Stumped for gift inspiration? What do you give someone who has everything – including some dodgy haemochromatosis genes? Or are you just feeling the generous Christmas spirit? Want to make a gift that will help the volunteers at Haemochromatosis Australia support people diagnosed with the condition and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]