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
Ultrasound also has therapeutic applications, which can be highly beneficial when used with dosage precautions:According to RadiologyInfo, ultrasounds are useful in the detection of pelvic...
http://www.news-medical.net/health/Ultrasound-Therapeutic-Applications.aspx | 9 Jan 2010
Medical sonography (ultrasonography) is an ultrasound-based diagnostic medical imaging technique used to visualize muscles, tendons, and many internal organs, to capture their size, structure and any...
http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-an-Ultrasound.aspx | 9 Jan 2010
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
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