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Ultrasound is a procedure in which high-energy sound waves are bounced off internal tissues or organs and make echoes. The echo patterns are shown on the screen of an ultrasound machine, forming a picture of body tissues called a sonogram. Also called ultrasonography.
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England

Blood clots speed up aneurysm growth and increase rupture risk, warn researchers

Blood clots speed up aneurysm growth and increase rupture risk, warn researchers

New technology enhances visualization of lung cancer tissue, helps improve patient outcomes

New technology enhances visualization of lung cancer tissue, helps improve patient outcomes

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Increasing use of Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter technology for medical applications

Increasing use of Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter technology for medical applications

Ultrasound could help reduce the use of drugs for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Ultrasound could help reduce the use of drugs for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Study determines prevalence of fatty liver disease and fibrosis among young adults in the UK

Study determines prevalence of fatty liver disease and fibrosis among young adults in the UK

The circadian clock is key to reducing radiation‐induced cardiotoxicity

The circadian clock is key to reducing radiation‐induced cardiotoxicity

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

New ultrasound technique allows dolphin pregnancy evaluations to mirror those in humans

New ultrasound technique allows dolphin pregnancy evaluations to mirror those in humans

Flow sensors for medical applications

Flow sensors for medical applications

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Minimally invasive technique to directly measure cardiac output in newborns

Low intensity pulsed ultrasound selectively targets cancer cells while sparing healthy cells

Low intensity pulsed ultrasound selectively targets cancer cells while sparing healthy cells

UChicago expert sheds light on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

UChicago expert sheds light on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Zika virus can affect infants despite ‘normal’ testing at birth

Zika virus can affect infants despite ‘normal’ testing at birth

Study underscores the importance of long-term follow-up for Zika-exposed infants

Study underscores the importance of long-term follow-up for Zika-exposed infants

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

Exposure of pregnant women to persistent organic pollutants linked to smaller fetuses

Exposure of pregnant women to persistent organic pollutants linked to smaller fetuses

Transcendental Meditation technique helps prevent left ventricular hypertrophy

Transcendental Meditation technique helps prevent left ventricular hypertrophy