Clinical Chemistry

Haematuria and chronic kidney disease

Data from a large South Korean cohort show a five-fold increased risk of incident chronic kidney disease (CKD) for adults with persistent haematuria, compared with those with no haematuria.

Lessons learnt opening (and closing) a Covid-19 lab

UK Scientific Advisor Bamidele Farinre looks back over the set-up and decommission of the June Almeida laboratory.

My lab: Toxicology in Sheffield

Azuma Kalu and Dean Tazzyman give a guided tour of the toxicology laboratory at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

BJBS synopsis: issue 1 2022

Deputy Editor Guy Orchard provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the first issue of 2022.

Graves disease

This is the fifth in a series of short biographies of persons whose names are directly used for diseases, conditions or syndromes familiar to those in clinical pathology laboratories.

The British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 3 2021 synopsis

Deputy Editor Nigel Brown provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the third issue of 2021.

My lab: The laboratory that adapted

Biomedical scientist Caroline Fillmore gives a guided tour of her laboratory at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.

The cancer test of the future?

The efforts of cancer research scientists around the world continue to throw up new possibilities that could give clinicians the edge in the fight against the disease. The latest is a blood test that, it is claimed, may be able to detect more than 50 different types of cancer.

Blood test for Alzheimer's

A point-of-care blood test is being developed to swiftly reveal if a patient with memory issues has Alzheimer’s disease or mild cognitive impairment.

April tech news

Latest tech news for April.

My lab: Forensic drugs department

Forensic Scientist David W Jones gives a guided tour of Eurofins Forensic Services.

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