Aged & Allied Health > Pathology

Breast cancer survey highlights allied health gap

14 October, 2019

Breast Cancer Network Australia has called for more funding for allied health outpatient services in public hospitals and an increase in the Medicare rebate for allied health.


Essential oils linked to abnormal breast growth in boys

23 March, 2018

Lavender and tea tree oil have endocrine-disrupting chemicals, some of which may also be found in other popular essential oils.


A Day in the Life ... Dr Mark Formby

13 March, 2018

Dr Mark Formby is Acting Director at NSW Health Pathology's Anatomical Pathology Laboratory at John Hunter Hospital.


Parkinson's discovery opens door to new treatment

02 March, 2018

A new study of Parkinson's patients with postural and gait challenges has found significantly reduced levels of a brain protein in their cerebrospinal fluid.


Thermo Scientific TSX Series blood bank refrigerators and plasma freezers

28 February, 2018

The TSX Series high-performance refrigerators and freezers are powered by V-Drive technology, designed to deliver improved performance and significant energy savings.


Slim Jim Step-On bin for medical facilities

30 January, 2018

The Slim Jim Step-On refuse container has a slender design and small footprint, meaning it can fit in tight spaces while not compromising on the ability to hold a large amount of waste. The construction allows for a hands-free operation to ensure the user does not have to risk potential contamination. The containers have commercial-grade construction for durability, and can carry a variety of medical wastes including corrosive chemicals, potentially infected materials and daily garbage.


GeneCopoeia Genome-CRISP CRISPR products and services

23 January, 2018

GeneCopoeia's Genome-CRISP CRISPR-Cas9 products and services are designed to provide a complete, powerful solution for precision RNA-guided genome editing.


Hospital patients subjected to unnecessary lab tests

30 October, 2017

Repetitive lab testing is leading to additional illness, interventions and patient costs.


Hard water can cause eczema

13 October, 2017

Damage to the skin caused by hard water can lead to skin conditions.


Smart tattoo ink changes colour for dehydration, blood sugar

10 October, 2017 by Alvin Powell

Smart tattoos are the next generation of wearable devices, with potential for patients, athletes and even astronauts.


Global study for Alzheimer's vaccine

22 September, 2017

Almost 90 institutions are testing for a vaccine that would halt Alzheimer's disease before it begins.


Alzheimer's diagnosis may soon be possible with a simple blood test

27 July, 2017

Study findings offer a major step in predicting disease risk, years before obvious signs in the brain.


Australian discovery paves way for growing lifesaving organs

19 July, 2017 by Mansi Gandhi

A stem cell research discovery could help ease the current organ shortage, paving the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts, kidneys and bowels.


Bacterial diagnosis much faster with new system

07 July, 2017

Faster treatment, faster recovery and reduced risk of antibiotic resistance are now possible for patients with bacterial infections thanks to a new diagnostic system.


Introducing Sterilance

09 April, 2017

The Australian blood collection market is worth around $46 million and growing at a rate of 10% per annum.


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