Media releases

Haemochromatosis Awareness Week – Are you pumping too much iron? 7 – 13 August 2017

World Iron Awareness Week – Spotlighting the Highs and Lows of Dietary Iron 1 May 2017

Joint media release with Dietitians Association of Australia announcing launch of World iron Awareness Week and drawing attention to the risks to our health  of too little and too much iron.

Backgrounder and contacts for interviews here.

Senator hits speed bump.

Haemochromatosis in the News

Iron Overload…too much of a good thing
NOVA: Australian Academy of Science, July 2017

The Case for Haemochromatosis Screening
Menzies Bulletin Autumn 2017 (page 6), Menzies Institute for Medical research, University of Tasmania.

Recent Menzies research led by Dr Barbara de Graaff has found that population screening for the iron overload disorder haemochromatosis would most likely be cost‑effective, providing improved health and quality of life outcomes for people with the condition.