14 Dec

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, there is an army of pathology workers for whom the day is busine
14 Dec

“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 so when he felt what he called a "dull pain in his arm” a
14 Dec

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 stories – and we hit 20,000 supporters on the Know Pathology
14 Dec

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. Anatomical Pathologists make diagnoses of skin cancer  - m
24 Nov

Genetics promise personalised treatment to prevent glaucoma blindness

The Department of Health has invested $9.46 million in genetics research aimed at preventing glaucoma blindness, through personalised treatments. Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous
14 Nov

Happy International Pathology Day!

Today is International Pathology Day, a time to celebrate the contribution of pathology and laboratory medicine services to global healthcare. 70% of medical decisions rely on pathology. The servic
14 Nov

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, they have amassed 65 years of pathology experience. Througho
14 Nov

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 experience healthy pregnancies, for many, poor health and so
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