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Included below are news stories posted to Lab Tests Online over the last three years.


Serum calcium and cancer risk

October 11, 2014

It’s not only patients who have trouble interpreting some medical tests.

August 9, 2014

Heathcare in the news? Treat it with a grain of salt.

July 11, 2014

New method shows potential for identification of early pancreatic cancers but is still too complex for routine use.

June 11, 2014

Recommendation that Pap smears be replaced by a new test.

May 8, 2014

National Health and Medical Research Council finds no evidence to support homeopathy

April 9, 2014

Blood test identifies brain damage from concussion in ice hockey

March 19, 2014

FDA Orders Genetics Company Not to Sell Health-Related Tests Direct to Consumer

February 16, 2014

Cystic Fibrosis mutations characterised

January 25, 2014

Vitamin D deficiency and health

January 13, 2014

Unvalidated "Pathology" Tests

December 12, 2013

Colorectal cancer screening is highly effective in reducing deaths from this disease.

November 24, 2013

Pathology testing plays a key role in largest ever Australian health survey

October 23, 2013

Many diabetics not having HbA1c test often enough and sometimes results not acted upon.

September 28, 2013

Interactive personal health records increase clinical preventive services including lab-based services.

August 10, 2013

New malaria test kit likely to improve malaria diagnosis, especially in remote settings.

July 14, 2013

Angelina Jolie's announcement sparks interest in BRCA, but this testing is not for everyone.

June 12, 2013

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prognosis

May 4, 2013

Genetic Markers for Risk of Developing Prostate and Breast Cancer Uncovered

April 20, 2013

New Blood Test for Detecting Fetal Abnormalities Available in Australia

March 7, 2013

New guideline for diagnosing diabetes in pregnancy

February 18, 2013

Patients and pathology tests - what do patients want to know?

January 5, 2013

DNA sequencing used to stop an outbreak of MRSA in a hospital

December 6, 2012

Cancer Screening - It's not as easy as you might think.

November 11, 2012

Psychological Impact of Screening for Disease

October 22, 2012

New Australian Guidelines on Diabetes and Kidney Disease

September 20, 2012

Testing for Alzheimer's disease

August 22, 2012

Pathology testing and smartphones

August 1, 2012

Evidence-based medicine and PSA testing

July 1, 2012

NHMRC considering lowering acceptable blood lead levels in children.

June 9, 2012

Screening trial of blood test for lung cancer is set to start in Scotland

June 1, 2012

Will it be worthwhile getting your DNA sequenced to predict your future risk of disease?

May 2, 2012

Leptin and Obesity

April 11, 2012