22 Mar

Parliamentarians pursue diabetes checks

(Pictured L-R: Greg Johnson, CEO Diabetes Australia, Rowan Ramsey MP, Pat Roche, John Crothers, Chairman PAA, Graham Jones, Ambassador PAA) On 22 March 2017 Pathology Awareness Australia and Diabe
17 Mar

Great hair day as medical scientist raises thousands for cancer research

Paul Zerafa has just had a great hair day. Having grown his hair in dreadlocks for just over 12 years, today he took part in the World’s Greatest Shave and raised over $9,000 for the Leukaemia Found
8 Mar

International Women’s Day 2017: celebrating women in pathology

Did you know 70 per cent of pathology professionals in Australia are female? That’s more than 24,000 awesome Australian women working in collection centres and laboratories across the country, aroun
24 Feb

How pathology solved the puzzle of 12-year-old Jay’s pain

In September 2016 Ellen Francavilla’s grandson had been sick for around 2 months. Twelve-year-old Jay was experiencing abdominal pain, loss of appetite and had terrible lethargy. Jay had missed s
24 Feb

A benefit and a burden; the diabetes technology dilemma

Advances in pathology technology provide more data faster, but is there such a thing as too much information? An estimated 2.7 million Australians have diabetes, a condition affecting the way the b
24 Feb

Trials and tribulations; pathology’s role in clinical trials

The term ‘clinical trial’ is laden with the hope of wonder treatments and medical breakthroughs but beyond the medical community, few people know what is truly involved in clinical trials and how
24 Feb

Digital pathology: enabling accurate diagnosis at a distance

We often talk about how pathology has changed over the years but there are also changes happening in the field today. Digital pathology continues to make the news as more labs explore its possibilitie
21 Feb

Could this technology detect bowel cancer early by “sniffing” your breath?

A diagnostic group in the UK has begun a 1,400 patient clinical trial to test the potential of technologies known as eNose and FAIMS (Field Asymmetric Ion Mobility Spectrometer) in the early detection
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