Histopathology

Imaging with LEGO

Researchers have come up with an inexpensive, automated way to image biological samples – using the children’s toy, LEGO.

My Lab: dynamic histopathology service

Trainee Specialist Biomedical Scientist Megan Clarkson gives a guided tour of her laboratory at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Equality of opportunity

There is no place for outdated prejudice if there is a serious desire for change. 

The journey of a sample

For Healthcare Science Week, which ran from 8 to 17 March, the IBMS made three videos that detail what happens to samples given at GP surgeries.

Journal-based learning exercises - February 2019

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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Diagnosing prostate cancer

Genetic alterations in low-risk prostate cancer diagnosed by needle biopsy can identify men that harbour higher-risk cancer in their prostate glands, according to new research.

Breath test to detect cancer

A clinical trial has been launched to see if a breath test could detect the presence of cancer.

The progress of histopathology reporting

Jo Horne, Andrew Usher and Gerry van Schalkwyk discuss the progress of the histopathology reporting programme and look to the future.

Molecular mechanisms of parkinson's

Detailed brain cell analysis has helped researchers uncover new mechanisms thought to underlie Parkinson’s disease.

MRI for prostate cancer screening?

A new clinical study will test for the first time if MRI scans can be used for population screening to detect prostate cancer more accurately.

"Cancer survivors have increased risk"

Survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk of suffering prematurely from cardiovascular disease in adulthood, says a new study.

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