Cytopathology

Decreased testing could lead to STI surge

Screening and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the US decreased by 63% for men and 59% for women during the early months of the pandemic.

Rise of the resistance

Kip Heath, Lead Healthcare Scientist, Public Engagement Lead and stand-up comedian, introduces a project to raise public awareness of antimicrobial resistance.

My lab: a whole new approach to assessment

Leslie Ramos, Cellular Pathology Quality Manager, gives a guided tour of her lab and talks through a recent virtual UKAS assessment.

Sponge on a string pill

A “sponge on a string” pill test can identify 10 times more people with Barrett’s oesophagus than the usual GP route, finds new research.

Here to help: New cytology portfolios

This month we are outlining a new launch to better support the training and development of the biomedical scientist workforce.

"Disasters lead to reductions in cancer screening"

Cervical cancer screening rates in Japan were significantly affected in the years following the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.

Cervical screening in Moldova

Lead Biomedical Scientist and British Association for Cytopathology Executive Committee Member Hedley Glencross introduces a project to improve the outdated cervical screening programme in the Republic of Moldova.

Breakthrough for the leading cause of blindness

Professor Simon Clark discusses how his international team of scientists identified a protein that is strongly linked to the most common cause of blindness in developed countries.

IBMS President inaugurated

Allan Wilson has been inaugurated as the new President of the IBMS.

Fatty liver disease

One in five young adults has fatty liver disease (steatosis), with one in 40 having already developed liver scarring (fibrosis), research has found.

January tech news

Latest tech news for January.

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