13 Nov

Why pathology is a vital medical service – in sixty seconds

Pathology Awareness Australia aims to inform the public and politicians about the value of pathology so we created this handy 1-minute video based on information from The Economic Value of Pathology 2
31 Oct

One stop testing could improve treatment rates for hepatitis C

In Australia at the start of 2017, an estimated 199,230 people were living with chronic hepatitis C infection, which decreased to 182,144 by the end of that year. Between the end of 2016 and 2018 m
30 Oct

Unpacking the black box of pathology with AACB

The Australian Association of Clinical Biochemists’ (AACB) Annual Scientific Conference this month saw presentations and discussion on a broad range of pathology topics. We will be bringing you seve
30 Oct

Disruption discussion: looking to the future in pathology technology

The news is often full of stories about new technology that will change our lives and healthcare is a particular area where we often look to technology to help with complex problems. But what about
30 Oct

New data shows one third of SA women do not get enough Vitamin D in pregnancy

With so many things to think about during pregnancy, it can be difficult for expectant mothers to keep up, particularly with the latest advice on how to stay healthy. Health professionals can also fac
26 Sep

Liquid biopsy could help catch aggressive prostate cancers earlier

Fast and accurate diagnosis of cancer is essential to give patients the best chance of beating the disease and new research from Queen Mary University of London could give further hope in the fight ag
26 Sep

Kim Kardashian’s blood test results explained

If the first time you heard of lupus was during a recent episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, you’re not alone. The condition affects only about 20,000 people in Australia and New Zealand1.
13 Sep

Google and the Gram: celebrating the stain used in every laboratory

On 13th September the daily Google Doodle celebrated the 166th birthday of Hans Christian Gram – the man behind the Gram stain. Developed in 1884, Gram staining is a staining technique that aids
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