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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.
Startling new blood pressure findings - atherosclerosis slowed

Startling new blood pressure findings - atherosclerosis slowed

Calcium channel blocker reduces adverse cardiovascular events

Calcium channel blocker reduces adverse cardiovascular events

Heart arrhythmias easily treated, yet few know risks

Heart arrhythmias easily treated, yet few know risks

Men with prostate cancer are being seen more quickly and receiving better care according to a britsih Government report

Men with prostate cancer are being seen more quickly and receiving better care according to a britsih Government report

Lipid Sciences' selective delipidation process demonstrates enhanced ability in removing cholesterol from cells

Lipid Sciences' selective delipidation process demonstrates enhanced ability in removing cholesterol from cells

Association between long-term air pollution exposure and the early stages of atherosclerosis

Association between long-term air pollution exposure and the early stages of atherosclerosis

Second successful human ovarian to arm transplant in the world

Second successful human ovarian to arm transplant in the world

Help for NHS staff bringing healthcare to the world's poor

Help for NHS staff bringing healthcare to the world's poor

Impaired endothelial function is an early indicator of atherosclerosis

Impaired endothelial function is an early indicator of atherosclerosis

Infection plays a larger role than lack of oxygen in premature infants with brain injury

Infection plays a larger role than lack of oxygen in premature infants with brain injury

FDA approves device that uses magnetic resonance image guided focused ultrasound to target and destroy uterine fibroids

FDA approves device that uses magnetic resonance image guided focused ultrasound to target and destroy uterine fibroids

The aging American population means that more people are at risk for stroke

The aging American population means that more people are at risk for stroke

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Drastic market changes with MRI contrast media and PET radiopharmaceuticals emerging as most promising segments

Drastic market changes with MRI contrast media and PET radiopharmaceuticals emerging as most promising segments

Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells

Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells

Researchers bridge the gap between magnetic resonance spectroscopy and latest techniques for delivering precise doses of radiation to tumors

Researchers bridge the gap between magnetic resonance spectroscopy and latest techniques for delivering precise doses of radiation to tumors

Low-dose estrogen therapy significantly reduced the progression of fatty buildup in the arteries leading to the heart

Low-dose estrogen therapy significantly reduced the progression of fatty buildup in the arteries leading to the heart

Barbed sutures, ultrasonic body contouring and soft tissue fillers offer patients faster results without the downtime of surgery

Barbed sutures, ultrasonic body contouring and soft tissue fillers offer patients faster results without the downtime of surgery

Ultrasound offers new diagnosis for whiplash injury

Ultrasound offers new diagnosis for whiplash injury

Surgery to reshape damaged hearts may provide long-term benefits for certain patients with advanced heart failure

Surgery to reshape damaged hearts may provide long-term benefits for certain patients with advanced heart failure