Aug 21, 2015 Pathology Explained

The 50 year old blood test still saving lives

Many people may not be aware that every Australian’s first encounter with pathology takes place within the first few hours of life. Bab
Aug 21, 2015 Pathology Explained

How pathology keeps our blood supply pumping

No one wants to be in a situation where they need a blood transfusion but unfortunately many people need donated blood in Australia every da
Aug 21, 2015 People of pathology

For the love of blood

Haematology is the study of blood. The work of a laboratory haematologist focuses on diseases affecting the blood. When investigating blood
Aug 17, 2015 People of pathology

It’s not you it’s me: when giving blood is for the donor

Sometimes giving blood can be really good for you. Haemochromatosis is a genetic condition that affects 1 in 200 Australians. Sometimes k
Jul 23, 2015 Pathology Explained

Collectors move the needle for a health-savvy Australia

Patients across Australia will soon be receiving more than a ‘sharp scratch’ and a band aid when they visit pathology collection centres
Jul 23, 2015 Pathology Explained

How pathology could help crack the peanut problem

Pathology testing to diagnose food allergies and monitor the effectiveness of a potential new treatment could transform the experience of fo
Jul 16, 2015 Pathology Explained

Cervical screening changes in depth: what, why and how

The federal budget announced changes to the government’s national cervical screening program, so what are the changes and what do they mea
Jul 9, 2015 People of pathology

The hidden healthcare heroes saving soldiers’ lives

The hard work and dedication of pathology professionals is mostly unseen by the public in civilian life but is even more invisible when it c
Jun 24, 2015 Pathology Explained - Real-life stories

Get on this list to be a lifesaver

People aged between 18 and 45 are being urged to sign up to save a life by joining the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR). The
Jun 24, 2015 Pathology Explained

Men’s health: much more than ‘man flu’

Men are often portrayed as likely to complain about a cold (or ‘man flu’) but otherwise reluctant to visit the GP for a check-up or to s