Archive: 23/10/2008

Sensitive ultrasound to spot early-stage cancer

( -- European researchers have developed highly sensitive ultrasound equipment that can detect tiny quantities of reflective microbubbles engineered to stick to specific tumour cells. The technique should pick ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Cancer
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First gene for clubfoot identified

Clubfoot, one of the most common birth defects, has long been thought to have a genetic component. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report they have found the first gene linked to ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Genetics
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Post-cardiac arrest care key to survival

The urgent need for treatment doesn't end when a person regains a pulse after suffering sudden cardiac arrest — healthcare providers need to move quickly into post-cardiac arrest care to keep a person alive and ensure the ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Other
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