Feb 21, 2017 New breakthroughs

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
Dec 14, 2021 Pathology Explained

What is a virus: How viruses spread, how they differ from bacteria, and common viral infections

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the word ‘virus’ has become a household term, being used in casual conversation on a day-t
Dec 18, 2018 Latest News

5 medical conditions Australia can’t shake

On the 31 October 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement declaring that rubella (aka German Measles) had been elimin
Sep 18, 2018

Pathology for Life

Based on data from 2009-2013, the estimated 5 year survival rate for pancreatic cancer is just 7.7 per cent, but a potential new test for
Apr 5, 2018 New breakthroughs

Mackenzie’s Mission: improving access to genetic screening for prospective parents

"This plan will be a legacy for generations." Those were the words from Paediatric neurologist Dr Michelle Farrar last month in response
Apr 28, 2017 Pathology Explained

Four things your pathology collectors wish you knew

One in two Australians will have a pathology test this year, but have you ever been caught out unprepared? We asked collectors what are the
Apr 27, 2017 People of pathology

Lab tales: a week providing life saving blood

Pathologist Ellen Maxwell reflects on a week in haematology. Last week on call started with simultaneously juggling two young male patien
Feb 24, 2017 Real-life stories

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, los
Jan 26, 2017 Pathology Explained

Forensic pathology: when the lab meets the law

There are several ways in which pathology testing has become an essential legal tool. Many of us are familiar with the breathalyser test
Sep 10, 2016 Our Supporters

Asthma Australia

Asthma is a disease of the airways that affects approximately 1 in 10 Australians. Asthma attacks can cause distress to individuals an