News tagged with ultrasound

Are my muscular dystrophy drugs working?

People with muscular dystrophy could one day assess the effectiveness of their medication with the help of a smartphone-linked device, a new study in mice suggests. The study used a new method to process ...

Oct 31, 2014
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Getting (drugs) under your skin

Using ultrasound waves, MIT engineers have found a way to enhance the permeability of skin to drugs, making transdermal drug delivery more efficient. This technology could pave the way for noninvasive drug ...

Sep 14, 2012
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Ultrasound guides tongue to pronounce 'r' sounds

Using ultrasound technology to visualize the tongue's shape and movement can help children with difficulty pronouncing "r" sounds, according to a small study by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, ...

Oct 27, 2014
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Pill using ultrasound may replace daily needles

(Medical Xpress) -- For patients who need daily injections to stay on course, being able instead to take their medication orally would help improve patients’ quality of life and perhaps even outcomes. ...

Jun 26, 2012
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Cancer treatment delivery

Humanity is on the constant search for improvements in cancer treatments, and the International Space Station has provided a microgravity platform that has enabled advancements in the cancer treatment process. ...

May 04, 2012
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