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Biotin (vitamin B7) interference in pathology test results

If you are taking supplements tell your doctor before having a blood test... Full story

Patients need help understanding test results from Online Health Records

A recent study from the US indicates that patients need more than just their results electronically - they also need help in understanding both abnormal and normal results.... Full story

Inherited cancer gene mutations - Implications for families

With genetic testing becoming more common in cancer patients this article adapted from Lab Tests Online US explains the use of cascade testing to detect inherited cancer gene mutations.... Full story

A blood test for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers in Japan and Australia have just reported results of a new test for early Alzheimer’s disease. This report has caused some excitement in popular media as Alzheimer’s disease is a common and feared affliction in our ageing population. We will explain what this report means.
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RCPA ePathWay magazine available for viewing

Latest Edition: Testing for and diagnosing kidney disease early - the silent disease; What is a renal (kidney) biopsy?; Treating kidney disease in the Indigenous communities; Taking a detailed look at kidney disease through the electron microscope.
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Learn why pathology testing is so important

Keep up to date with Know Pathology, Know Healthcare News: Gut bacteria and cancer treatment, the story of anti-D, skin cancer treatments and the pathology tests behind them, troponon test warns of future heart attack, pathologists and skin cancer, genetics and glaucoma, CARAlert, PSA testing, unusual bacteraemia, genetic variations, Parkinson's disease, Lynch syndrome, pathology in cancer clinical trials, pathology in Tasmania, the meaning of genes, overdiagnosis... Full story

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