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PLURIPOTENT CELLS DISCOVERED IN ADULT BREAST TISSUE by David Granovsky Posted Sat 09 Mar 2013 12:00am The top middle panel shows endogenous pluripotent somatic (ePS) cells, which can give rise to many tissue derivatives, including pancreas, bone, intestine, breast and cartilage cells. “More evidence that any part of the body associated with reproduction has powerful stem cells with significant regenerative abilities!” – DG ... Read on »
What Your Doctor Might Not Tell You About Breast Tissue Calcifications (Guest Post) by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 7:01am Calcium is an abundant mineral. In the human body, it’s found almost entirely in bones and teeth. Only a tiny amount should be in cellular fluid, blood or muscles. Yet sometimes it will accumulate elsewhere, for any number of reasons. Calcifications in the breasts can be caused by injury, inflammation, radiation therapy or just improper ass ... Read on »
AOW needs volunteers: Effects of Depo Provera on breast tissue USC by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 2:28am Please share this post with other women who can help to spread the word. Tweet or e-mail this post using the buttons at the bottom of the post. Click Project Title to learn more at the Army of Women site. Karine Chung, MD, University of Southern California The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of the ... Read on »
Ultrasound, MRI Might Spot Cancer in Dense Breast Tissue by HealthFinder Posted Tue 03 Apr 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Study suggests screening methods beyond mammograms may be useful in high-risk patients. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Software for Accurate Segmentation of Cell Nuclei in Breast Tissue by nih.gov Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Automatic segmentation of cell nuclei is critical in several high-throughput cytometry and pathology applications (1), such as spatial analysis of genetic loci by fluorescence in situ hybridization ("FISH"), whereas manual segmentation is laborious (2). Current automated segmentation methods have vary ... Read on »
Dense breast tissue doesn't add cancer risk, study shows by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Aug 2012 12:00am I was sorry to hear that TV personality Rosie O'Donnell suffered a heart attack recently.   She is now home and reportedly doing well, which is great news.....the world needs all the laughter it can get! Rosie talked on her blog about her experience .  Most of you who have read my blog for any length of time know I am an advocate for women ... Read on »
Breast Reconstruction Surgery - Part I - Tissue Expanders, Breast Implants and Alloderm by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:53pm 6 Comments This posting is the first of a 3-part series on breast reconstructive surgery  discussing the reconstructive options available to women facing mastectomy for breast cancer. Every woman has a right to breast reconstruction. This has now actually become a federal mandate and insurance companies are required to pay for all types of breast reconst ... Read on »
Breast Reconstruction Surgery - Part I - Tissue Expanders, Breast Implants and Alloderm by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 04 Jan 2009 8:27pm This posting is the first of a 3-part series on breast reconstructive surgery  discussing the reconstructive options available to women facing mastectomy for breast cancer. Every woman has a right to breast reconstruction. This has now actually become a federal mandate and insurance companies are required to pay for all types of breast recon ... Read on »
Study: Parabens Found in Breast Cancer Tissue and Tested Urine Samples by Sheri Goddard Posted Thu 19 Jan 2012 3:17pm (NaturalNews) They are added to everything from shampoos and deodorants to processed foods and pharmaceutical drugs in order to inexpensively extend shelf life and improve product stability. But a new study out of the University of Reading (UR) in the UK has found that, based on tests conducted, nearly every single woman with breast cancer has ... Read on »
How radiation promotes breast cancer at tissue level by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 19 May 2010 12:00am LBL.gov - It is well established that exposure to ionizing radiation (like X-rays) can result in mutations or other genetic damage that cause cells to turn into cancer cells. Now a new study with breast cells led by researchers with the U.S. De ... Read on »