Arthritis & Rheumatism

Ultrasound to guide treatment strategy not beneficial in early RA

According to new research findings presented this week at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, a treatment strategy guided by ultrasound information use does not appear to provide better treatment decisions in patients with early ...

Cardiology

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Redo high intensity focused U/S may up urinary symptoms

(HealthDay)—For men with prostate cancer, retreatment with high intensity focused ultrasound is associated with an increase in urinary, but not sexual, side effects, according to a study published in the June issue of The ...

Oncology & Cancer

Ultrasound spin-out to treat cancer and back pain

Oxford University spin-out company OxSonics has announced plans to use ultrasound technology to deliver advanced therapies for difficult-to-treat cancers and chronic low back pain.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Simple ultrasound treatment may help protect the kidneys

Ultrasound treatments may prevent acute kidney injury that commonly arises after major surgery, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings ...

Oncology & Cancer

Good vibrations: Mediating mood through brain ultrasound

University of Arizona researchers have found in a recent study that ultrasound waves applied to specific areas of the brain are able to alter patients' moods. The discovery has led the scientists to conduct further investigations ...

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