3 Apr

California, Hong Kong or Brisbane; where are you headed this flu season?

Influenza strains are named after some exotic destinations but where do these names come from and what role does pathology play in fighting the flu? According to figures from the Influenza Specialist
1 Apr

Report reveals 8 million Australians to enter high risk zone for bowel cancer by 2026

Pathology testing the key to beating Australia’s 2nd biggest cancer killer. A recent report commissioned by Bowel Cancer Australia has highlighted the risk of developing bowel cancer. The repo
1 Apr

What the 6 most common pathology tests reveal about your health

Over 500 million pathology tests were ordered for Australians in the last 12 months, covering a vast array of diseases and conditions from cholesterol checks to cancer diagnoses. But what are some of
3 Mar

Obama launches ‘Take Your Child to the Lab’ Week

Article by Darlene Superville, taken from http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/obama-launches-child-lab-week-37256713 Photo credit: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2012/05/obama-better-babys
26 Feb

From Melbourne to Mackay; taking parliamentarians inside the labs that save lives

Since the Know Pathology Know Healthcare initiative began we have been inviting parliamentarians to see inside the engine room of healthcare and to learn how pathology helps the Australians they repre
14 Feb

Mouldy what? This funny-sounding instrument has cut some pathology turnaround times from days to minutes

Microbiology is an area of pathology that looks at microorganisms such as bacteria. Bacteria can cause well known infections including golden staph and MRSA, but few people outside the lab know of the
18 Dec

‘In-gene-ious’ – the future of pathology is in our DNA

The area of genetics has hit the headlines recently with much excitement and debate around the potential for gene editing to do a variety of things from wiping out malaria and curing cancer to making
17 Dec

Adam Bandt MP and award-winning actor witness pathology up close

Filmmaker Damon Gameau nearly developed permanent health damage in his search for hidden sugars during the making of award winning documentary That Sugar Film. Last week he returned to the pathology
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