Archive: 04/24/2013

Using microbubbles to improve cancer therapy

Microbubbles decrease the time and acoustic power of ultrasound required to heat and destroy an embedded target, finds research in BioMed Central's open access journal Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound. If these results can be ...

Apr 24, 2013
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Doc describes medical tent experience of Boston marathon

(HealthDay)—The experience of a physician in the medical tent at the Boston marathon provides insight into the impact of the bombings on medical professionals at the scene; the perspective piece was published ...

Apr 24, 2013
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AMA reveals first step toward improving health outcomes

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the first stage of its improving health outcomes initiative, which aims to optimize the health of the nation with a focus on preventing cardiovascular ...

Apr 24, 2013
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Diabetes self-care improves slowly, US report finds

(HealthDay)— More Americans are meeting diabetes care goals, but nearly half still aren't achieving major targets for controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, government health officials ...

Apr 24, 2013
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House GOP withdraws health care proposal

(AP)—House Republicans have put off a vote on legislation to rescue a main feature of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul—affordable coverage for people with pre-existing medical conditions—after it ran into ...

Apr 24, 2013
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