Oncology & Cancer

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.

Medical research

New method to diagnose heart arrhythmias developed

(Medical Xpress) -- Abnormalities in cardiac conduction, the rate at which the heart conducts electrical impulses to contract and relax, are a major cause of death and disability around the world. Researchers at Columbia ...

Radiology & Imaging

Scientists develop multi-frequency ultrasonic endoscope

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) plays a vital role in the development of novel treatment and diagnostic methods of gastrointestinal diseases. The ultrasonic transducer is an essential component, whose working frequency determines ...

Neuroscience

Ultrasound in the treatment of brain diseases

Ultrasound is not only used as an imaging technique but targeted pulses of ultrasound can be used as a highly accurate treatment for a range of brain diseases, for which there were previously only limited treatment options. ...

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