Oct 29, 2018 New breakthroughs

Automatic reporting improves kidney patient outcomes

There are 1.7 million Australian adults out there with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), and amazingly 90% of them don’t know they have it. Fo
Oct 29, 2018 New breakthroughs

Navigating pregnancy and genetic tests

While testing for Down syndrome has been a feature of pregnancy screening for decades, new research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Ins
Oct 17, 2018 New breakthroughs

New blood test could spare cancer patients chemotherapy

A newly developed blood test could alter the way cancer is treated and potentially help patients avoid chemotherapy. The blood test, also
Sep 25, 2018 New breakthroughs

Research into testing techniques could put allergy anxieties to bed

“Are you allergic to anything?” It’s a question asked in many settings, and perhaps most importantly in medicine. Any number of all
Jun 29, 2018 New breakthroughs - Pathology Explained

Pathology and kidney disease: from diagnosis to exciting research on transplants

Kidney conditions can manifest themselves with a variety of symptoms, such as general tiredness or the swelling of limbs from the retention
May 23, 2018 New breakthroughs

New pancreatic cancer blood test could make vital progress in early detection

We hear a lot in the news about new tests for cancer but there is a reason that a potential new test for pancreatic cancer is something to g
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
Mar 1, 2018 New breakthroughs

Pathology and nuns’ brains; improving outcomes for Alzheimer’s patients

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics dementia is now the leading cause of death for Australian women, overtaking heart disease,
Feb 12, 2018 New breakthroughs

New research is putting the ‘pee’ in peanut allergy testing

It is now widely known in Australia that food allergies are relatively common and much has been done to prevent harm, such as better warning