Pathology as a crucial puzzle piece in curing diseases

Pathology as a crucial puzzle piece in curing diseases

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Pathology and its various sub-specialities is a relatively mysterious field in medicine that has the potential to provide suitable treatments to multiple diseases by investigating tissues at a microscopic level.
6 Nov 2016 - General
Pathology provides direct evidence regarding the diagnosis and the disease process. Without pathology, it will be difficult to diagnose malignant conditions. It also helps in prognostication for various illnesses. I was a medical technologist before I became a doctor and tissue samples go through a series of processes before it can be prepared on a slide. I'm surprised that there is already a stain-free method. I wonder if this method can also be used for neural tissues because processing th...
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You can't treat a disease properly if you don't know why and how it is occuring. To understand a disease you need to have a clear understanding of the underlying Pathology. So, Medicine, as a subject, is dependant on Pathology. If you know the cause, the mechanism and the progression of the disease process, you will be able to correlate it with the clinical features. It will help you to diagnose and treat a patient. Not only as basic knowledge to analyze clinical features, different tec...
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Many believe that pathology is the root of all modern and scientific medicine. The history of pathology can be traced to the earliest application of the scientific method to the field of medicine, a development which occurred in the Middle East during the Islamic Golden Age and then in Western Europe during the Italian Renaissance. A field that started with dissecting human bodies and studying the healthy and the unhealthy tissues enabled the mankind to understand how diseases occur. Nowadays, p...
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