New treatment for iron overload on trial

The main treatment for haemochromatosis is venesection, and while this represents a safe and effective treatment, the practicalities and immediate side effects can be difficult for patients to deal with. There has long been an interest in developing other ways of treating iron overload and now they may be one step closer. A new trial is being led by a (Read more…)

The Haemochromatosis Patient Survey 2017

The Haemochromatosis Society is pleased to announce the launch of a major survey of people diagnosed with genetic haemochromatosis and people who have been identified as having the faulty genes which can cause haemochromatosis (iron overload). Patients in the UK and beyond are invited to complete The Haemochromatosis Society 2017 Patient Survey, which is the first major project to collect data (Read more…)