31 May

From fasting to faster; cholesterol testing changes are better for all

Cholesterol testing has traditionally required all patients to fast for eight hours prior to having their blood taken. However, a new look at the effect of fasting on test results and the reference ra
31 May

Pathology is a living and a lifeline for Tasmanian collector Kathy

Kathy Boulter from Hobart understands pathology from both sides of the needle. She has worked as a collector in the Tasmanian capital for more than ten years so has seen many patients pass through he
31 May

How pathology is helping to ensure travellers to Bali aren’t left with an unwanted souvenir

Indonesia is the second most common destination for Australian holidaymakers. It is not uncommon for travellers to Indonesia to feel sick on their return home and this can be put down to a variety of
29 Apr

How watching an AFL match prompted one man to get the test that saved his life

Graeme Woolridge is alive today thanks to pathology. A routine blood test at his GP in 2009 triggered a cascade of investigations that identified an aggressive form of prostate cancer at age 47. Gr
13 Apr

Value of Pathology: new report

Download the full Value of Pathology report or an infographic including key pathology facts. Pathology testing saves lives and money according to a new report released today. Half the Australian
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
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