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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.
Wills Eye expert discusses what patients need to know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Wills Eye expert discusses what patients need to know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Study sheds light on role of brain region in social behavior and pathology in autism

Study sheds light on role of brain region in social behavior and pathology in autism

Novel cell therapy may repair heart damage using modified cells from facial muscle

Novel cell therapy may repair heart damage using modified cells from facial muscle

Researchers create first animal model of rare disease linked to problem of adrenal glands

Researchers create first animal model of rare disease linked to problem of adrenal glands

Next-generation sequencing assay shows accuracy, sensitivity in detecting genetic mutations in tumors

Next-generation sequencing assay shows accuracy, sensitivity in detecting genetic mutations in tumors

Scientists find new method for identifying therapeutic targets in cancers lacking tumor suppressor genes

Scientists find new method for identifying therapeutic targets in cancers lacking tumor suppressor genes

Neuroscientists clarify role of controversial immune system protein in Alzheimer's disease

Neuroscientists clarify role of controversial immune system protein in Alzheimer's disease

New method improves speed and diagnostic efficiency during brain surgery

New method improves speed and diagnostic efficiency during brain surgery

TSRI researchers uncover details behind Zika virus's unique ability to cause birth defects

TSRI researchers uncover details behind Zika virus's unique ability to cause birth defects

PERK protein could be target for development of new drugs for progressive supranuclear palsy

PERK protein could be target for development of new drugs for progressive supranuclear palsy

Scientists identify structure of androgenic receptor essential to fight against prostate cancer

Scientists identify structure of androgenic receptor essential to fight against prostate cancer

WHO's new guidance aims to improve chances of survival for cancer patients

WHO's new guidance aims to improve chances of survival for cancer patients

PENTAX Medical’s HD Stroboscopy system provides premium solution to optimize voice assessment in ENT applications

PENTAX Medical’s HD Stroboscopy system provides premium solution to optimize voice assessment in ENT applications

Study provides insights into functions of astrocytes following brain injury or disease

Study provides insights into functions of astrocytes following brain injury or disease

Study supports clinical utility of DNA-based prenatal blood test in all pregnant women

Study supports clinical utility of DNA-based prenatal blood test in all pregnant women

Yale researchers identify new genetic defect in brain tumor cells that prevents DNA repair

Yale researchers identify new genetic defect in brain tumor cells that prevents DNA repair

Increased growth factor protects retinal blood vessels in animal models with diabetes

Increased growth factor protects retinal blood vessels in animal models with diabetes

Virulence of bacterial infections dependent on presence of cytotoxins, study reports

Virulence of bacterial infections dependent on presence of cytotoxins, study reports

Shape of prostate and compartments in gland differ in men with cancer, research reveals

Shape of prostate and compartments in gland differ in men with cancer, research reveals

Study to investigate effectiveness of novel combination treatment for eradicating HIV

Study to investigate effectiveness of novel combination treatment for eradicating HIV