Can mammary glands ‘remember’ pregnancy?

Can mammary glands ‘remember’ pregnancy?

It’s possible that mammary glands ‘remember’ pregnancy. New research suggests that pregnancy causes epigenetic changes that can help increase milk production in future pregnancies. When comparing mice that had been pregnant before with first-time moms, researchers found that mammary glands showed signs of milk production more quickly in the mice that had already had litters. […]

Breast cancer spreading to bone: a new understanding

Breast cancer spreading to bone: a new understanding

New research is providing clues as to how breast cancer cells alter bone cells. This is pretty big news, because breast cancer becomes deadlier and harder to treat if it spreads to the bone. By understanding how breast cancer gains a foothold into bone, scientists can hopefully get a step ahead of it. There is […]