Navigation Links
Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Software Originally Used for Star Gazing Now Being Used to Analyze Breast Cancer Tissue
Date:3/3/2013

As the Bel Marra Health article reads, according to a recent medical report published in the British Journal of Cancer, the analysis of stained tissues from patients with breast cancer may now be analyzed using an imaging software that was originally designed for star gazing. Astronomers are also faced with challenges involving visualization of tiny illuminated bodies in the vast, dark sky, often requiring powerful equipment to capture those stars and planets from afar. In turn, pathologists are also faced with challenges of detecting tiny stained proteins in breast tissues. Both areas of specialization thus need technologies that would help not only visualize small entities but also process these types of information in a rapid and reliable way.

The investigators employed the astronomy-based imaging software in screening approximately 2,268 breast cancer tissues that were previously subjected to standard tissue staining techniques. These tissues were analyzed using the same proteins, ER, HER2, and BCL2, and compared with the information generated from manual staining procedures.

The results of the study showed that the astronomical software provided the same screening precision in identifying the three proteins. More importantly, this star gazing software was able to process all the samples as a significantly faster rate than the manual approach.

The results of this study showed that this imaging software that was originally used for visualizing stars and planets might also be applied in the clinics. The information generated by this software is as reliable as that produced by manual microscopic analysis of stained tissues. Based on the rapid turnover of results of this new technology, it may thus be possible to analyze a larger number of tissues in a shorter amount of time; this may hopefully assist in the diagnosis of cancer and in the
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Mixed Weight Couples are More Likely to Have Unhappy Marriages
2. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Body Image Influences Psychosocial Activities and Quality of Life.
3. You Survived Cancer: Now Pay Attention to Your Overall Health
4. NIH awards $20 million over 5 years to train next generation of global health researchers
5. Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
6. Esophageal Cancer Surgery Can Leave Lingering Health Problems, Study Says
7. Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors Health: Study
8. Supporting LGB children may influence their long-term health, BU study finds
9. U.S. Spends Too Little on Public Health Initiatives: Report
10. Optimal care of bariatric surgery patients vital for long-term health and well-being
11. Timing pregnancy an important health concern for women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Indosoft, Inc., a leading provider of ... it has added support for Sangoma Lyra ... Indosoft have a history of bringing innovative products to ... offers a significant benefit to those using Asterisk as a ... available to users of Q-Suite. , In the past decades, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... October 01, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is giving music ... the singer’s upcoming North American tour, which has him traveling ... come. , Click here to view the selection ... performer’s newest album, is due to come out on October ... shortly thereafter. Bob Seger concert tickets are available for shows ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... in developing countries may have no intention of working ... one fifth of them intend to work in rural ... new study. , Health workforce shortages have been a ... western Africa. The disease initially spread rapidly in rural ... Sierra Leone and Liberia), where health workers are scarcest. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay ... the brakes on motherhood. And for many young women, that ... research suggests. Women in their early 20s appear most ... economic times. But, according to the new study, that means ... and beyond. The findings suggest that higher unemployment "will ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea is a potential ... points to a possible culprit behind the disorder: a "fat" ... fat deposits are increased in the tongue of obese patients ... co-director of the Sleep Center at the University of Pennsylvania ... , which will publish the findings Oct. 1. Sleep ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Indosoft Announces Q-Suite Support For Sangoma Lyra 2Health News:Bob Seger Presale Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Delights Fans with Discounted Tickets for All 20 Stops on Seger’s “Ride Out” Tour with The Silver Bullet Band 2Health News:Developing countries should enroll medical and nursing students from rural areas 2Health News:Developing countries should enroll medical and nursing students from rural areas 3Health News:Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study 2Health News:Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study 3Health News:Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea? 2
... results with less inconvenience, study finds , WEDNESDAY, Feb. ... breast cancer surgery do just as well with three ... study suggests. , "We consider this [finding] a win-win ... health-care system," said study author Dr. Timothy J. Whelan, ...
... lower Manhattan residents suggest a link, nearly a decade ... 10 years after the 9/11 attacks, residents and workers ... Center site appear prone to persistent, sometimes severe headaches, ... study author Dr. Sara C. Crystal, an instructor in ...
... at the heart of Europe, provides a fitting setting ... Society of Cardiology Council (ESC) on Cardiovascular Nursing and ... its special theme: "Uniting to Improve Cardiovascular Practice". ... developed different ways of managing them. The idea of ...
... , BELGRADE ... www.hirucorporation.com ) and its European subsidiary MindUp BioResearch ( www.mindupbioresearch.com ... Sabera Ruzdijic,s patents. Dr. Sabera Ruzdijic is the project ... team leaders in MindUp Research project are Dr. Nikola Tanic ...
... lead to new vaccines, treatments, researchers say , WEDNESDAY, ... discovered the origin of strains of the AIDS virus ... the origin of the transmitted virus, scientists may be ... to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted HIV," study ...
... connection noted after surgical removal of tumors, study found , ... of the brain boosted levels of spiritual thinking and feeling ... connection between religious attitudes and the physical makeup of the ... 11 issue of Neuron , are based on research ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:For Some Breast Cancer Patients, Shorter Radiation Works Well 2Health News:For Some Breast Cancer Patients, Shorter Radiation Works Well 3Health News:Exposure to 9/11 Fumes Tied to Chronic Headaches 2Health News:Exposure to 9/11 Fumes Tied to Chronic Headaches 3Health News:Nurses unite to improve cardiovascular practice 2Health News:Nurses unite to improve cardiovascular practice 3Health News:Nurses unite to improve cardiovascular practice 4Health News:Nurses unite to improve cardiovascular practice 5Health News:Nurses unite to improve cardiovascular practice 6Health News:MindUp (HIRU) Patents in the World Patent Database 2Health News:MindUp (HIRU) Patents in the World Patent Database 3Health News:Scientists Discover How HIV Is Transmitted Between Men 2Health News:Physical Changes in Brain Linked to Altered Spirituality 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... The Eastern European medical device industry is ... well as new medical-device manufacturers are constantly trying to ... ways to reduce the cost incurred for placing their ... the effective means to achieve this target. This research ... European and provides profiles of key distributors in ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Sept. 30, 2014 Passport Health, one of ... , has launched FluFree.com, a website designed to promote, ... For 20 years, Passport Health has provided its ... The launch of FluFree.com is designed to address the ... number of people who actually chose to get vaccinated. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... MUNSTER, Ind. , Sept. 30, 2014  The orthopedic ... ranked the nation,s No. 6 orthopedic group by US ... for Active Adults," a series of free, public seminars ... from all over the world come to see the ... replacement procedures are now available at Munster Specialty Surgery ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Technologies Distributor Profiles in Eastern Europe 2Medical Technologies Distributor Profiles in Eastern Europe 3Passport Health Launches FluFree.com - Aims To Improve Flu Vaccination Rates and Fulfill Growing Public Health Priority 2Passport Health Launches FluFree.com - Aims To Improve Flu Vaccination Rates and Fulfill Growing Public Health Priority 3"Knee Pain Solutions for Active Adults" Complimentary Seminars Open to the Public 2
... Feb. 27, 2012  GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: ... provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management ... Greenberg and CFO Sharon Esposito-Mayer will speak at the ... 2012, at 10:55 a.m. ET. The conference will be ...
... 27, 2012 Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) ... its new oral opioid analgesic molecule, at the 2012 American ... a novel mu-opioid agonist molecule, which was designed to have ... the attractiveness of the molecule as a target of abuse ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 2Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 3Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 4Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 5Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 6Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 7Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 8Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 9Nektar Presents Positive Proof-of-Concept Clinical Data for Its New Opioid Molecule, NKTR-181, at American Academy of Pain Medicine's 28th Annual Meeting 10
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: