News tagged with ultrasound

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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GPS-like technology helps diagnose prostate tumors

The lead investigator of a way to obtain images of prostate tumors and accurately diagnose them said Thursday that the new technology is the medical equivalent of a global positioning system for the prostate gland.

May 03, 2013
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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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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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