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See: 'Care sets' for diabetes monitoring, serum tumour marker guidelines & identification of the ideal pathologist.... Full Story

A potential new concussion biomarker needing just a blood test?

US researchers have recently published a study which examined 600 people who had suffered trauma. ... Full Story

Learn why pathology testing is so important

Keep up to date with Know Pathology, Know Healthcare News - Newborn screening, new drugs and pathology to defeat hepatitis C, new blood test for chronic liver disease, pathology undervalued, HPV vaccine ten years on, whole genome sequencing now available in Australia and towards a universal cancer test.... Full Story

RCPA ePathWay magazine available for viewing

October Edition: Best practice in breast cancer management, HTLV-1 virus and Indigenous health, Mammalian Meat Allergy and melanoma rates causing increased histology workloads in NZ... Full Story

NIH announces $20 million contest to develop rapid tests for antibiotic resistance

The United States Government has launched a $20 million contest to develop rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tests to spot and identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ... Full Story

New Genetics Media Library launched

These new resources are designed to give you an understanding of the basics of genetics.
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On the Horizon: Study Suggests Blood Test May Predict Response to Antidepressants

British researchers have developed a blood test that may be able to predict whether patients dealing with depression will respond to common drugs used to treat the condition.... Full Story

Reading your results page updated

Go to new "Reading your results" page... Full Story

How are Benefits and Harms Presented in US Cancer Screening and Prevention Guidelines?

A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute in the US examined the way that potential benefits and potential harms arising from cancer screening programs are presented in cancer screening guidelines published for use by doctors in the US.... Full Story

Use of nonfasting blood samples for lipid testing

A joint statement published online in April 2016 in the European Heart Journal recommends that "nonfasting blood samples be routinely used for the assessment of plasma lipid profiles".... Full Story

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