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Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids, and whole bodies (autopsies). The term also encompasses the related scientific study of disease processes, called General pathology.

Medical pathology is divided in two main branches, Anatomical pathology and Clinical pathology. Veterinary pathology is concerned with animal disease whereas Phytopathology is the study of plant diseases.
Researchers discover genetic bases of Opitz C syndrome

Researchers discover genetic bases of Opitz C syndrome

New test measures blood concentrations of plasma ceramides to predict risk for heart attacks, strokes

New test measures blood concentrations of plasma ceramides to predict risk for heart attacks, strokes

Combination therapy that targets immune-busting cells effective in treating advanced prostate cancer

Combination therapy that targets immune-busting cells effective in treating advanced prostate cancer

Researchers identify new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people

Researchers identify new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people

Study identifies therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy

Study identifies therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy

Daily consumption of dairy products during pregnancy reduces risk of having low birth weight babies

Daily consumption of dairy products during pregnancy reduces risk of having low birth weight babies

Widely adopted blood transfusion practice may not benefit non-trauma patients, MGH study suggests

Widely adopted blood transfusion practice may not benefit non-trauma patients, MGH study suggests

Mice study shows role of yeast in aggravating IBD symptoms

Mice study shows role of yeast in aggravating IBD symptoms

CSU chemists create simple, cheap testing systems to detect water or food-borne pathogens

CSU chemists create simple, cheap testing systems to detect water or food-borne pathogens

Primary lung cancer tumor may go undiagnosed in some kidney cancer patients

Primary lung cancer tumor may go undiagnosed in some kidney cancer patients

Researchers show how composition of mitochondrial calcium portal differs based on organs

Researchers show how composition of mitochondrial calcium portal differs based on organs

New technology provides extracorporeal support and enables recovery of damaged donor lungs

New technology provides extracorporeal support and enables recovery of damaged donor lungs

Pathology database to be made for development of deep learning tissue image analysis

Pathology database to be made for development of deep learning tissue image analysis

UAlberta scientists use nanomachines for improved disease detection and drug delivery

UAlberta scientists use nanomachines for improved disease detection and drug delivery

Metabolic vulnerability in triple-negative breast cancer cells may help quell chemotherapy resistance

Metabolic vulnerability in triple-negative breast cancer cells may help quell chemotherapy resistance

Researchers discover CTE in deceased patient's brain with no known history of head trauma

Researchers discover CTE in deceased patient's brain with no known history of head trauma

Redesign of TissueScope™ technology by Huron Digital Pathology results in processing the most difficult slides with speed

Redesign of TissueScope™ technology by Huron Digital Pathology results in processing the most difficult slides with speed

First-ever clinical study shows that older adults benefit from hearing aid use

First-ever clinical study shows that older adults benefit from hearing aid use

Brains of adolescents with anorexia nervosa remain altered even after treatment, study finds

Brains of adolescents with anorexia nervosa remain altered even after treatment, study finds

Two migration proteins increase predictive ability of biomarker for pancreatic cancer

Two migration proteins increase predictive ability of biomarker for pancreatic cancer