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Hemochromatosis is the most common form of iron overload disease. Primary hemochromatosis, also called hereditary hemochromatosis, is an inherited disease. Secondary hemochromatosis is caused by anemia, alcoholism, and other disorders.
NAFLD is an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk

NAFLD is an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk

Two studies shed light on molecular biology of three blood disorders

Two studies shed light on molecular biology of three blood disorders

Researchers to develop new diagnostic tools and treatments for people with rare diseases

Researchers to develop new diagnostic tools and treatments for people with rare diseases

Liver transplantations for NASH-Cirrhosis increase dramatically

Liver transplantations for NASH-Cirrhosis increase dramatically

Cancer researchers create catalog of possible targets for new treatments

Cancer researchers create catalog of possible targets for new treatments

Public health officials should address needs of people with blood disorders

Public health officials should address needs of people with blood disorders

Scientists identify 28 blood pressure-associated genetic variants

Scientists identify 28 blood pressure-associated genetic variants

FDA clears Resonance Health's MRI-Q System for cardiac T2* iron assessment

FDA clears Resonance Health's MRI-Q System for cardiac T2* iron assessment

Xenon founder receives Canada Wightman Award for leadership in medical science

Xenon founder receives Canada Wightman Award for leadership in medical science

Hepcidin hormone may be potential therapeutic tool for anemic blood disorders

Hepcidin hormone may be potential therapeutic tool for anemic blood disorders

Wrong diagnosis makes comedian spend his life savings

Wrong diagnosis makes comedian spend his life savings

First woman dean of Duke University awarded 2010 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

First woman dean of Duke University awarded 2010 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Health risk assessments

Health risk assessments

St. Luke's joins Dr. John Goss in celebration of his 1,000th liver transplantation procedure

St. Luke's joins Dr. John Goss in celebration of his 1,000th liver transplantation procedure

Gene patenting policies affect patient access to testing for disease-causing genes: Study

Gene patenting policies affect patient access to testing for disease-causing genes: Study

Human lymphocytes produce hepcidin that regulate iron levels in the body: Study

Human lymphocytes produce hepcidin that regulate iron levels in the body: Study

EHSI incorporates outpatient treatment options into MedAnywhere HHC Module

EHSI incorporates outpatient treatment options into MedAnywhere HHC Module

Pathway Genomics' personal Genetic Health Report now available

Pathway Genomics' personal Genetic Health Report now available

Researchers discover new target for drugs to prevent common iron deficiency

Researchers discover new target for drugs to prevent common iron deficiency

Comparison study finds no significant differences in post-transplant survival rates of NASH and ETOH groups

Comparison study finds no significant differences in post-transplant survival rates of NASH and ETOH groups