News tagged with ultrasound treatment

Clot-dissolving bubbles to treat strokes?

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are using computer simulations to investigate how ultrasound and tiny bubbles injected into the bloodstream might break up blood clots, limiting the damage caused by a stroke in its first hours.

dateSep 25, 2013 in General Physics
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No more pills: Male contraceptive takes new approach

The year: 2014. Imagine the scene: A man's wife doesn't feel good on the Pill. He'd like to have the "old her" back, and figures it's his turn to take responsibility for contraception. But they want another child, so vasectomy ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Other
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Researchers investigate ultrasound use to treat cancer

( -- It’s hard to imagine that cells and sound are related, but they are. According to one Ryerson University researcher, this relationship could mean big changes in cancer treatment, including more effective ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Cancer
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