May 10, 2019 Pathology Explained

Memes

This week we've been inspired by the birth of the regal baby of England to look at babies and germs. A how to prep guide to avoid the transf
Apr 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

Spotting viruses: how laboratories detect measles

Only five years after the World Health Organisation declared measles eradicated in Australia, the disease has re-emerged, with 92 confirmed
Apr 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

How are blood cancers diagnosed?

Blood cancer accounts for around 10% of all cancers diagnosed each year with around 35 Australians diagnosed each day with a blood cancer.
Apr 26, 2019 Pathology Explained

Memes!

You may have heard the malicious claim bandied around that beards are dirtier than toilets. Some say it's an outrageous slander and #1 fake
Apr 1, 2019 Pathology Explained

What is malaria and how to test for it

What is malaria? Malaria is an infectious disease spread by plasmodium parasites that enter the bloodstream, usually as the result of a m
Mar 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

Memes

We're in flu season people. Whoop, whoop, warning. We are officially in flu season. As a consequence, these memes are very germ themed. #
Mar 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

Comedian Michael Shafar visits pathology lab that diagnosed his cancer

Everything was going well for Michael Shafar in 2017. He  sold out his first comedy show Jewish-ish at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and
Mar 28, 2019 Pathology Explained

From cradle to grave: five pathology tests you will likely have through your life

No sooner are you out of your mother’s womb than someone is drawing blood from you and carting it off to a lab for analysis. Congratula
Feb 14, 2019 Pathology Explained

Happy Valentine’s Day: is there such a thing as heartbreak?

It’s Valentine’s Day. You probably know that because your letterbox and email inbox are full to overflowing with romancey messages from
Dec 19, 2018 Pathology Explained

Mito mysteries: what is mitochondrial disease and how is it diagnosed?

Mitochondrial disease (mito) is a complex genetic condition caused by mutations in one of over 290 genes. The Mito Foundation helps raise aw