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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.
Early Alzheimer's disease may be precipitated by a neuron traffic jam

Early Alzheimer's disease may be precipitated by a neuron traffic jam

Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk

Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk

New imaging method that may provide a clearer diagnosis of breast cancer

New imaging method that may provide a clearer diagnosis of breast cancer

New clues to amyloidoses

New clues to amyloidoses

Hyperactive children three times more likely to be removed from their families

Hyperactive children three times more likely to be removed from their families

"Frank is Dead" in 9-year-old cancer patient

"Frank is Dead" in 9-year-old cancer patient

Protein may provide a powerful new therapeutic tool for fighting kidney failure

Protein may provide a powerful new therapeutic tool for fighting kidney failure

Discovery may have implications for the treatment of hemophilia A and B

Discovery may have implications for the treatment of hemophilia A and B

Green tea extract has potential as an anti-cancer agent

Green tea extract has potential as an anti-cancer agent

Clot-dissolving drugs such as tPA may help detect potentially deadly leg clots

Clot-dissolving drugs such as tPA may help detect potentially deadly leg clots

Gene used in brain development can cause childhood brain cancers

Gene used in brain development can cause childhood brain cancers

Research reveals a novel key player in the initiation of colon cancer

Research reveals a novel key player in the initiation of colon cancer

Compound, derived from a rare South American plant, stops the growth of human breast cancer cells

Compound, derived from a rare South American plant, stops the growth of human breast cancer cells

No association between a herpesvirus infection and pulmonary hypertension

No association between a herpesvirus infection and pulmonary hypertension

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Researchers discover way to overcome major hurdle in gene therapy for cancer

Researchers discover way to overcome major hurdle in gene therapy for cancer

Migration and Aids: social control, a brake on the spread of HIV in Senegal?

Migration and Aids: social control, a brake on the spread of HIV in Senegal?

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies

Medical specialities face crisis as research funding squeezed

Medical specialities face crisis as research funding squeezed

Molecular pathway turns a juvenile heart into an adult heart

Molecular pathway turns a juvenile heart into an adult heart