News tagged with breast tissue
A Japanese cancer specialist said Wednesday she has started the world's first clinical trial of a powerful, non-surgical, short-term radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Cancer 23 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breast milk ingredient could prevent necrotizing enterocolitis—deadly intestinal problem in preemies
An ingredient that naturally occurs in breast milk might be used to prevent premature babies from developing a deadly intestinal condition that currently is largely incurable, according to researchers at the University of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
Women whose genes put them at a high risk of contracting breast cancer can dramatically reduce the danger by having a double mastectomy—but not eliminate it altogether, experts say.
Cancer May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New type of pluripotent cell discovered in adult breast tissue: Human body carries personalized 'patch kit'
(Medical Xpress)—UC San Francisco researchers have found that certain rare cells extracted from adult breast tissue can be instructed to become different types of cells – a discovery that could have important ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The stiffness of breast tissue is increasingly recognized as an important factor explaining the onset of breast cancer. Stiffening induces molecular changes that promote cancerous behavior in cells. Bioengineering ...
Cancer Sep 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Reviving a theory first proposed in the late 1800s that the development of organs in the normal embryo and the development of cancers are related, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have put the squeeze—literally—on malignant mammary cells to guide them back into a normal growth pattern.
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A process that normally occurs in developing embryos – the changing of one basic cell type into another – has also been suspected of playing a role in cancer metastasis. Now a study from Massachusetts General Hospital ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The hormone prolactin is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain and then travels via the bloodstream to cells throughout the body, where it exerts multiple reproductive and metabolic effects, most notably ...
Genetics Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have developed a way to produce three-dimensional X-ray images of the breast at a radiation dose that is lower than the 2D radiographies used in clinics today. The new method enables the production ...
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cosmetic breast implants seem to adversely affect the survival of women who are subsequently diagnosed with breast cancer, finds a small study published on BMJ website today.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Gene therapy delivered directly to a particularly stubborn type of breast cancer cell causes the cells to self-destruct, lowers chance of recurrence and helps increase the effectiveness of some types of chemotherapy, researchers ...
Cancer Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New findings in breast cancer research by an international team of scientists contradict the prevailing belief that only basal-like cells with stem cell qualities can form invasive tumors. Research led by ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Purdue University researchers have created a new imaging technology that reveals subtle changes in breast tissue, representing a potential tool to determine a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and to ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Being pregnant while young is known to protect a women against breast cancer. But why? Research in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research finds that Wnt/Notch signalling ratio is decreased in the breast ...
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The breast is the upper ventral region of an animal’s torso, particularly that of mammals, including human beings. The breasts of a female primate’s body contain the mammary glands, which secrete milk used to feed infants.
Both men and women develop breasts from the same embryological tissues. However, at puberty female sex hormones, mainly estrogens, promote breast development, which does not happen with men. As a result women's breasts become more prominent than men's.
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