Dec 14, 2017 People of pathology

For Pathologists and Medical Scientists, the hard work doesn’t stop even on Christmas Day

Santa isn't the only one busy at Christmas. While many of us tuck into a festive feast and spend time with the family on 25th December, ther
Dec 14, 2017 Real-life stories

“A Troponin test saved me from the heart attack I didn’t know I was having”

Greville Knight, aged 55, knows he is lucky to be alive this Christmas. The South Australian firefighter was the fittest he had ever been
Dec 14, 2017 Pathology Explained

Know Pathology Know Healthcare’s top moments of 2017

It’s been another busy year for Know Pathology Know Healthcare. Two events at Parliament House, 21 lab visits, 12 newsletters, 30 news sto
Dec 14, 2017 People of pathology

How do anatomical pathologists protect themselves in the sun?

Summer is a great time to relax at the beach and enjoy the outdoors. However, too much sun can damage your skin, eyes, and immune system.
Nov 14, 2017 People of pathology

Marcella and Lynn celebrate 65 years of commitment to pathology

Pathologist, Dr Marcella Roman, and Lab manager, Lynn Worsley, have been working together in the same Penrith lab for decades. Together, the
Nov 14, 2017 Serving remote communities

The challenges and benefits of antenatal tests for aboriginal mothers

About 6% of Australian births are to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander parent. While many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
Nov 14, 2017 People of pathology

4 scientific fellowships for career development

Australia is home to some of the world’s highest quality pathology services, and top-quality education and training are central to the sec
Oct 10, 2017 New breakthroughs

New study supports the case for CA-125 biomarker test in ovarian cancer diagnosis

Research into improving outcomes for ovarian cancer patients is ongoing but a new study out of the UK suggests that greater awareness is ne
Aug 24, 2017 New breakthroughs

Medical breakthrough or ethical minefield: Should CRISPR be used on human embryos?

  CRISPR is a gene editing technology with enormous potential to cure disease CRISPR technology has prompted international
Aug 24, 2017 The Doctor’s Doctor

More flu cases or just more flu tests – is this really the worst flu season since 2009?

So far in 2017, more cases of influenza have been reported than last year in the same period but some health professionals have been keen to