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  • MRI of Breast Cancer
    Higher rate of breast cancer detected with MRI
    MRI sensitivity higher than mammography and ultrasoundIt has been estimated there will be 234,190 new cases of breast cancer in 2015 for both sexes and 40,730 estimated deaths. The goal of screening exams for breast cancer is to find cancers...
  • Pet scan of a human brain
    Australian researchers treat Alzheimer's in mice with ultrasound
    Alzheimer’s disease is a condition that robs people of their memory and cognitive abilities and, in the later stages, affects behavior. It is a cruel disease that robs its victims, mainly the elderly, of their identities. According to a...
  • Ultrasound shown to be a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease
    Ultrasound shown to be a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease
    Gerhard Leinenga and Jürgen Götz from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia have developed an ultrasound method that has proven to reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in mice. The method also overcomes the problem of...
  • Triplets
    Montana mom gives birth to ‘one-in-a-million’ identical triplets
    It was oh baby, baby, baby when 30-year-old Jody Kinsey delivered identical triplets. The baby boys, named Cade, Ian and Milo, were conceived without the aid of fertility drugs. Such births, known as spontaneous identical triplets, are an...
  • Ultrasound
    FDA warns against fetal ultrasound images as ‘keepsakes’
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement advising parents to leave the use of ultrasound and Doppler heartbeat monitors to healthcare professionals and avoid extra exposures just for the sake of having “keepsake”...
  • Ultrasound of unborn child
    Deceased woman's image captured on ultrasound
    When you try to see your unborn infant’s tiny little face on an ultrasound it can be quite difficult. But what would you do if you saw the image of your deceased mother-in-law on it too?You would most certainly be shocked to say the least...
  • Improving ultrasound images in heart patients
    Improving ultrasound images in heart patients
    Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid), a contrast agent made up of gas-filled microbubbles (or microspheres) that reflect the sound waves in electrocardiograms has been approved for use in certain patients so that doctors can see clearer imaging of...
  • Pet Scan of Human Brain
    French scientists breach blood brain barrier, allowing chemotherapy of tumors
    One of the most vexing problems surrounding dealing with brain ailments is dealing with the blood brain barrier. The good thing about the blood brain barrier is that it protects the brain against harmful diseases and toxins that may be in the...
  • Star Trek Tractor Beam
    Star Trek tractor beam: Trek-like tractor beam uses sound waves to move objects
    A Star Trek tractor beam may be closer to reality than we think, claim researchers at the University of Dundee in Scotland. The Enterprise’s tractor beam would often be used to “tow” spacecrafts that were dead in the water, as it...
  • 2014 "Laps For Life" promo poster
    'Laps for Life' ultrasound fundraiser
    The Central Florida Council of the Knights of Columbus in the Orlando Diocese is hosting "Laps for Life" - a walkathon at the Bishop Moore High School track in Orlando on Edgewater Dr. - from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. this Saturday, April 26, 2014...
  • Luminata Laser Clinic Front Entrance, Redondo Beach, CA
    Test drive Ultherapy at Luminata Laser Clinic This Tuesday, March 4th
    There's a free event happening this Tuesday, March 4th, from 5pm to 8pm in Redondo Beach that JUST might save your neck! Your SAGGING neck, that is.It's time for some UpLIFTING Ultrasound at Luminata Laser & Aesthetics in Redondo Beach...
  • virginiasenate
    Virginia Democrats Seek to Reverse Ultrasound Measure
    Just weeks after an unprecedented mid-term reorganization gave Democrats control of the Virginia Senate Chamber, legislative bumbling and maneuvering led to the passage of a bill that would repeal the mandatory ultrasound law that was passed in...
  • Does ultrasound viewing change abortion decision?
    Does ultrasound viewing change abortion decision?
    An ultrasound exam is a routine part of abortion care; however, it is not always medically necessary. The topic is subject to significant debate. Pro-life advocates claim that a women who has some doubts about the procedure may change her mind...
  • Pregnancy
    Women in labor can have protein shakes instead of ice chips
    Women in labor may be able to safely consume a protein shake instead of just ice chips, according to a study presented Oct. 12 at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) in San Francisco.Researchers found that women...
  • Bedside ultrasound training improves patient safety at UCLA
    Bedside ultrasound training improves patient safety at UCLA
    Both the technology and uses for ultrasound has expanded greatly in recent decades. The noninvasive technology allows visualization of internal structures without exposing a patient to radiation. On September 12, UCLA Health System announced that...
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