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Developing a new blood test for coeliac disease

Current blood tests for coeliac disease work well in discriminating people who have coeliac disease from those who don’t but this is only true if they are on a normal diet containing gluten – the substance in foods that triggers the disorder. ... Full story

New study finds no reason for glucose monitoring in many Type 2 diabetics

Diabetics who are treated with insulin are instructed to check their glucose levels routinely so that they can adjust their insulin doses if levels are too high or too low. ... Full story

Changes to cervical cancer screening program coming December 1st, 2017

In Australia the current Commonwealth government funded cervical screening program uses two-yearly Pap smears to screen for abnormalities in cervical cells. From December 1st this year this program will be replaced by a new and more effective program that uses five-yearly human papilloma virus (HPV) DNA screening instead. ... Full story


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New article added to the website

A  new article called Epigenetics has been added to the website... Full story


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RCPA ePathWay magazine available for viewing

Latest Edition: Hepatitis C, STIs, Liver Function Tests, saving a historic pathology collection... Full story

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