haematology

Genetic screening could prevent ‘substantial’ haemochromatosis burden

One of the most common genetic disorder is associated with much higher levels of haemochromatosis than previously thought, a UK study has shown. People who have a HFE C282Y gene mutation  – present in about one in 150 Australians – are up to 400 times more likely to develop haemochromatosis than those without the mutation, according ...

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