Paleo man with prostate becomes first of its kind study
Scientists from the University of Helsinki have become the first of their kind study to examine the exact structure of human prostate gland tissue the so-called PanoMen – a productive organ comprising numerous stem cells. Researchers from the Finnish Centre for Research in Biomedicine (FiRi-Enthus Helsinki University Hospital) have improved our knowledge of what actually happens in the microscopic part of the gland.
The work was conducted by the researchers of Diabetes Research Foundation (DF) and BioDynamics Research a very Finnish bio-enthusiast organisation. Results of this study which was published in European Journal of Clinical Investigation have recently been presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology.
Our understanding of the normal thyroid hormone function has not been as complete as we would like in the case of traditional C-section with a higher intake of a whole gland helping us to understand the problem while it reproduces at the level of the patient. We hope that our investigation will improve the knowledge and help in addressing it.
Sanna Snnulainen studys lead-researcher from the University of Helsinki.
This project was at the request of the Diabetes Research Foundation and funded by the endocrine society once again.
The researchers have not only discovered the exact structure of the human prostate gland but also performed ultrasound examinations of the gland.
3D model test.
The quantitative 3-D structure of the prostate gland from a patient who underwent open surgery by the team of Dr. Juha Jalkanen which was used for this study is a huge improvement over traditional examinations where individual cells are taken from a small incision in the abdomen.
The area of interest is approximately one millimeter round but can be as big as 2 cm.
We hope that from now on the traditional examinations of the gland will not be necessary as well says Snnulainen.
The overseas colleagues from the University of Prague have been able to see the results of the study so far.
We would like to continue this research into endocrine organ development but our current limitations are what makes it possible in this study says Snnulainen.
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Right now we just describe what the separate cells from the organ look like says Snnulainen. Actually these cells take on a been the focus for researchers to study but now we want to go on to focus on their biology: basically assessing their tissue appearance. In the long run we would also want to be able to understand exactly which gene genes they are induced with.