25 Sep

The Australian medical scientist saving Cambodian kids for two decades

When the Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia in 1975 they reset the hands of history. To make a clean break with their nation’s history, the first year of party’s rule would be known as Year Zero
31 Aug

The medicinal power of the maggot; medieval myth or medical marvel?

Movie-goers may recall the scene in the box-office hit Gladiator when Russell Crowe, aka Marcus Aurelius, is being wheeled upside and half-conscious on a chariot through the dusty roads of Spain by sl
26 Jul

“I didn’t choose Chemical Pathology, rather it chose me” – Dr Ken Sikaris on being a chemical pathologist

Chemical pathology involves analysis of bodily fluids for diagnostic and health monitoring purposes. Chemical pathologists are medical doctors, with at least 13 years of training, who specialise in ba
29 Jun

Vale Dr Peter Harman

The Australian pathology profession has lost a passionate and determined advocate with the passing of Dr Peter Harman from pancreatic cancer earlier this month. Whilst his name may not be well-known t
27 Apr

A safe haven for Zahir; the personal story of a pathology professional

At Know Pathology Know Healthcare we love hearing the stories of those who make up the pathology workforce, performing life-saving tests every day and giving those all-important ‘all clear’ result
6 Apr

“It’s our patients that have inspired us” – the collectors who have raised over $12,000 for cancer patients

March 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the Leukaemia Foundation’s national fundraising event, World’s Greatest Shave. Since 1998 Australians of all ages have been shaving their hair to raise
23 Mar

Behind the scenes – how pathology analyses your diabetes tests

There are over 500 pathology laboratories nationwide but few people know what goes on inside them. These labs process tests for 1.25 million Australians living with diabetes. For every diabetes tes
8 Mar

International Women’s Day – thank you women of pathology!

Australian pathology is full of incredible women. From pathologists to collection staff, to scientists and lab technicians there are thousands of women across Australia who dedicate their lives to car
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