News tagged with ultrasound machine

New technique alleviates painful bone metastases

A high-dose of ultrasound targeted to painful bone metastases appears to quickly bring patients relief, and with largely tolerable side effects, according to new research presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists at ...

May 31, 2013
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Opening the brain to new treatments

One of the trickiest parts of treating brain conditions is the blood brain barrier, a blockade of cells that prevent both harmful toxins and helpful pharmaceuticals from getting to the body's control center. ...

Mar 13, 2012
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Health Squeeze: UK's free health care under threat

(AP) -- When David Evans needed a hernia operation, the 69-year-old farmer became so alarmed by the long wait that he used an ultrasound machine for pregnant sheep on himself, to make sure he wasn't getting ...

Dec 12, 2011
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