News tagged with ultrasound

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Sounding out high blood pressure in diabetics

Blood pressure can significantly drop by applying 20 minutes of ultrasound to the forearm of type II diabetes patients with treatment-resistant hypertension, according to research from Japan's Tohoku University.

Jul 28, 2016
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Using ultrasound to improve drug delivery

Using ultrasound waves, researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found a way to enable ultra-rapid delivery of drugs to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This approach could make it easier to deliver ...

Oct 21, 2015
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Doctors use ultrasound waves to stop hand tremors

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of six locations nationally - and the only one in the Midwest - studying the safety and effectiveness of a promising new technology using MR-guided focused ultrasound ...

Oct 16, 2015
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Substantial variability among clinicians in imaging recs

(HealthDay)—There is substantial variability between radiologists and technologists in recommendation rates for additional imaging (RAI) during ultrasound interpretation, according to a study published in the October issue ...

Sep 17, 2015
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