Procedures & Tests
Newborn screening tests can detect rare but serious genetic or metabolic disorders in newborn babies.
What factors determine whether someone should have a colonoscopy? Professor Michael Boyer advises.
Screening and targeting are 2 different ways of identifying cancers. Oncologist Professor Michael Boyer explains the difference.
Screening for bowel cancer in Australia involves faecal occult blood testing and sometimes colonoscopies. Oncologist Professor Michael Boyer explains.
The test for COVID-19 is usually a nasopharyngeal swab. Dr Norman Swan explains how it’s done.
Every aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander person of any age can get a free health check done every year. It’s called an indigenous health check.
In this brief video Dr Jeremy Grummet answers the question, what are the diagnostic tests for men with chronic prostatitis?
What are the diagnostic tests you can expect if you have prostatitis?
A PET (positron emission tomography) scan can be used to monitor small functional changes over time and even assess your response to treatment.
Telomeres are the protective cap on the end of chromosomes which are linked to ageing. In the first piece of research of its kind, researchers investigated to what extent diet can influence telomere length, this is what they found.