Articles of Interest

May 10, 2016

Beta-Thalassemia: Current Treatments Not Enough

New treatments are needed to reduce the need for transfusions May 6, 2016 For the past 50 years, Louis Pericleous, who lives in Cyprus, has been […]
April 29, 2016

Sotirios – Living with Thalassaemia

14 October 2005 ‘I was born in Melbourne, to Greek Australian parents. Part of my heritage included thalassaemia. Although it was not diagnosed at the time […]
April 6, 2016

Population boom means a shortage of compatible blood donors at Royal Children’s Hospital

THE Royal Children’s Hospital is being forced to search ­nationwide for compatible ­donors for its sickest and most regular blood recipients. Herald Sun, 18th June 2015 […]
April 1, 2016

Blacktown author Arthur Bozikas releases his e-book

By Kylie Stevens The Blacktown Sun – April 27, 2015 RARE blood disorder survivor Arthur Bozikas has opened a new chapter in his life with his […]
March 28, 2016

Little Nicholas’ joy that mum Nancy Lucich is alive

By Kate Sikora, Health Reporter The Daily Telegraph – 7th May 2008 NICHOLAS Lucich can barely utter a word – but if he could talk the […]
March 10, 2016

Donors urged to save a life

By Cathy O’Leary The West Australian – 19th December 2014 No one would guess looking at Zewie Kanangu that she has a life-threatening condition that requires […]