The remoteness and resource limitations of spaceflight pose a serious challenge to astronaut health care. One solution is ultrasound.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110624/NSBRI-expands-use-of-ultrasound-during-spaceflights-and-on-Earth.aspx | 24 Jun 2011
Micro-ultrasound is a miniaturized version of ultrasound with a wider range of applications, especially in research pertaining to small animal models. Smaller versions of imaging techniques boost the...
http://www.news-medical.net/life-sciences/Micro-Ultrasound-Principles-Strengths-and-Weaknesses.aspx | 23 Dec 2016
Across Europe, the pricing of ultrasound systems is expected to be central to its uptake. In addition to being competitively priced, products with an emphasis on innovation, user-friendliness,...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2005/04/12/9179.aspx | 12 Apr 2005
Using ultrasound to guide the performance of nerve blocks—in which anesthetics are directly targeted to a specific nerve or group of nerves—has contributed to the increased use of regional anesthesia.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110917/Study-finds-no-clear-advantage-of-ultrasound-guidance-for-pain-relief-in-nerve-block-procedures.aspx | 17 Sep 2011
Mention "ultrasound" and most people likely will think of an image of a fetus in a mother's womb. But while providing peeks at the not-yet-born is one of ultrasound's most common applications, that's...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150603/Ultrasound-becoming-the-most-widely-used-imaging-tool-in-medicine-today.aspx | 3 Jun 2015
Ultrasound devices use sound waves to image the organs of the body safely, without the use of radiation. The sound waves are produced by applying a current to a piezoelectric crystal housed in a...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130403/Handheld-ultrasound-devices-an-interview-with-Warren-Ortmann-Signostics.aspx | 3 Apr 2013
Imagine a contraceptive that could, with one or two painless 15-minute non-surgical treatments, provide months of protection from pregnancy. And imagine that the equipment needed were already in...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120131/New-research-gains-increased-respect-for-contraceptive-method.aspx | 31 Jan 2012
University of Arizona researchers have found in a recent study that ultrasound waves applied to specific areas of the brain appear able to alter patients' moods. The discovery has led the scientists...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130719/Study-Ultrasound-waves-applied-to-specific-areas-of-brain-appear-to-alter-patients-moods.aspx | 19 Jul 2013
Ultrasound is a valuable tool that allows doctors to diagnose and treat patients quickly and accurately. It's been around for decades, but there has been revolutionary change in the technology in...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110121/USC-School-of-Medicine-to-host-the-first-World-Congress-of-Ultrasound-in-Medical-Education.aspx | 21 Jan 2011
In a twist on nontraditional uses of ultrasound, a group of neuroscientists at Arizona State University has developed pulsed ultrasound techniques that can remotely stimulate brain circuit activity.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2008/10/29/42266.aspx | 29 Oct 2008