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
Nov 29, 2018 Latest News

Fear of overdiagnosis could put preventative healthcare in danger

Nobody likes receiving bad news, especially if it’s delivered by a doctor, and the fear of finding out leads many people to avoid seeking
Nov 28, 2018 Latest News

Celebs who might have been saved by a pathology test

  Eva Peron Eva Peron’s life has all the touchstones of high drama. Born in a poor village she left for Buenos Aires to pursue
Oct 29, 2018 Latest News

Diabetes: a looming health & economic wrecking ball

Since 1980, two concerning health conditions have climbed significantly: obesity and type 2 diabetes. The figures on diabetes are particular
May 25, 2018 Latest News

How advancements in pathology helped a regional hospital tackle the 2017 horror flu season

Anyone who has experienced a case of the flu will know the severe symptoms it can present. Last year, Australia experienced one of the worst
Nov 14, 2017 Latest News

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
Aug 24, 2017 Latest News

More flu cases or just more flu tests – is this really the worst flu season since 2009?

So far in 2017, more cases of influenza have been reported than last year in the same period but some health professionals have been keen to
May 15, 2017 Latest News

Leanne Wells, Consumers Health Forum

  We caught up with Leanne Wells, CEO of Consumers Health Forum, on why quality pathology services are so important for Australian p
May 15, 2017 Latest News

Dr Paul Gooding

  Dr Paul Gooding is a General Practitioner in Canberra. Dr Gooding spoke to Pathology Awareness Australia about just how much he re
Apr 28, 2017 Latest News

We need to talk about diagnostic errors

Getting the right diagnosis is a central tenet of health care. In most cases a correct diagnosis is issued, but occasionally errors are made