26 Apr

The Newborn Screening test that saved a twin

The Newborn Screening test (NBS), also known as the ‘Guthrie’ or ‘heel prick’ test, has been around since 1962, and will be familiar to most parents. It’s the test where blood is drawn fr
21 Dec

Young comedian to bring health challenge to centre stage

Eighteen months ago, up-and-coming young Melbourne comedian, Michael Shafar, was in a good place. He had sold out his first comedy show Jewish-ish at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and in January 2017
24 Oct

International Pathology Day 2018: Tell us your pathology tales

We want to hear your stories of pathology, from funny to fascinating, heart-warming to hair-raising and everything in between.  Tell us why you work in pathology, what you love about it or how pathol
26 Jul

Widows of Parramatta: the surprising new champions of organ donation

There are a host of reasons that someone may need an organ transplant at any stage of life, and organ donors can come in all shapes and sizes too. However, for deceased donors, the ultimate decisio
29 Jun

“Early screening saved me” – and now Jaybee educates others on the risks of diabetes

NSW resident, Jaybee Serrano celebrated his 34th birthday talking about diabetes screening at Australian Parliament House. His last year was full of transition – personally and professionally.
14 Dec

“A Troponin test saved me from the heart attack I didn’t know I was having”

Greville Knight, aged 55, knows he is lucky to be alive this Christmas. The South Australian firefighter was the fittest he had ever been so when he felt what he called a "dull pain in his arm” a
24 Aug

A mother learns the true value of pathology during her son’s tragic battle with leukaemia

  Pathology liaison officer, Dian Kazandjian saw the value of pathology first hand when her only child, Sean, was diagnosed with leukaemia Dian reserves special praise for the laborat
27 Jul

Mother’s kidney is the winning match for tennis champion, Linda

At the age of 37, Linda Petrovski was as fit as a fiddle. An accomplished exercise professional and personal trainer, Linda had always been full of vitality until she started to develop unusual sympto
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