Jun 28, 2019 New breakthroughs - People of pathology

How Snowdome Foundation is making hope real in the blood cancer battle

Snowdome’s mission is ‘to accelerate new therapies for Australian blood cancer patients to help them live longer, better lives.’ Fo
May 31, 2019 Hot Topics - New breakthroughs

How rapid flu testing has eased winter woes in this Melbourne hospital

There have been warnings all around Australia of the imminent influenza season, however it appears that the season has started earlier than
May 31, 2019 Hot Topics - New breakthroughs

Australia’s never-ending flu season

Pathologist notes an unusual trend in summer cases and explains patient benefits of testing The 2018 and 2019 flu seasons are morphing into
Jan 24, 2019 New breakthroughs

Why three person babies could soon be legal in Australia

Mitochondrial disease (mito) is a genetic condition which can be caused by a mutation in the mitochondrial DNA passed from a mother to her c
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