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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.
Specific immune deficiency pinpointed as likely cause of ulcerative colitis

Specific immune deficiency pinpointed as likely cause of ulcerative colitis

Ground-breaking techniques to study telomeres in human cells may lead to early cancer detection

Ground-breaking techniques to study telomeres in human cells may lead to early cancer detection

Prostate cancer treatment may encourage spread of cancer cells

Prostate cancer treatment may encourage spread of cancer cells

Additional biopsy-scoring data may help determine prostate cancer prognosis

Additional biopsy-scoring data may help determine prostate cancer prognosis

HPV testing and vaccinations may change scope of training for lab professionals

HPV testing and vaccinations may change scope of training for lab professionals

Depression, aging, and proteins made by a virus may all play role in heart disease

Depression, aging, and proteins made by a virus may all play role in heart disease

Tree bark compound gambogic amide stimulates growth, survival of brain cells

Tree bark compound gambogic amide stimulates growth, survival of brain cells

Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer may encourage spread of disease

Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer may encourage spread of disease

H5N1 able to pass through placenta to fetus and infect organs other than lungs in adults

H5N1 able to pass through placenta to fetus and infect organs other than lungs in adults

How H5N1 virus works

How H5N1 virus works

Loss of TDP-43 gene found to be related to age-related neurological disorders

Loss of TDP-43 gene found to be related to age-related neurological disorders

Dietary fatty acids may help prevent diabetes

Dietary fatty acids may help prevent diabetes

Hydrogen sulfide based drug shows promise in reducing heart-attack damage

Hydrogen sulfide based drug shows promise in reducing heart-attack damage

Possible cause of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis found

Possible cause of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis found

Discovery of two new proteins associated with colorectal cancer

Discovery of two new proteins associated with colorectal cancer

New Australian initiative to combat shortage of pathologists, radiologists

New Australian initiative to combat shortage of pathologists, radiologists

Discovery of 350 genes related to female fertility

Discovery of 350 genes related to female fertility

Two genes in mammalian cells act as gatekeepers for cellular longevity

Two genes in mammalian cells act as gatekeepers for cellular longevity

Scientists learn three-dimensional structure of enzyme in unusual virus

Scientists learn three-dimensional structure of enzyme in unusual virus

Mutations in the glucocerebrosidase gene are risk factors for Parkinson's disease

Mutations in the glucocerebrosidase gene are risk factors for Parkinson's disease