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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.
Breast density, rapid tumor growth contribute to mammogram failure in women in their forties

Breast density, rapid tumor growth contribute to mammogram failure in women in their forties

High-tech isometrics helps persons on hypertension medication

High-tech isometrics helps persons on hypertension medication

Over 170,000 Canadians took part in the largest single-day, fundraising event for breast cancer in Canada

Over 170,000 Canadians took part in the largest single-day, fundraising event for breast cancer in Canada

Guidant announces plans to initiate vulnerable plaque study

Guidant announces plans to initiate vulnerable plaque study

$16 million investment in minute wireless implant technology

$16 million investment in minute wireless implant technology

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery

Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery

Missing link between inflammatory markers in the bloodstream and the increased risk of heart attack

Missing link between inflammatory markers in the bloodstream and the increased risk of heart attack

Painful and damaging chemotherapy may one day be a thing of the past

Painful and damaging chemotherapy may one day be a thing of the past

MRI most effective for detecting breast cancer for women with breast cancer gene mutations

MRI most effective for detecting breast cancer for women with breast cancer gene mutations

Enhanced technology with improved features drives the mobile medical imaging equipment market

Enhanced technology with improved features drives the mobile medical imaging equipment market

Parents and siblings of infants born with severe abnormalities of the left side of the heart should also be screened for heart problems

Parents and siblings of infants born with severe abnormalities of the left side of the heart should also be screened for heart problems

First study about the influence of physical deconditioning on ventricular tachyarrhythmias

First study about the influence of physical deconditioning on ventricular tachyarrhythmias

Australian broadband for health suppliers chosen

Australian broadband for health suppliers chosen

Are nicotine patches safe for pregnant women?

Are nicotine patches safe for pregnant women?

Early cholesterol-lowering drug therapy reduces artery-clogging plaque

Early cholesterol-lowering drug therapy reduces artery-clogging plaque

Catheter delivered devices may be just as effective as drug therapy in treating strokes of unidentified origin

Catheter delivered devices may be just as effective as drug therapy in treating strokes of unidentified origin

New blood test to detect ovarian cancer

New blood test to detect ovarian cancer

Blood test to detect ovarian cancer using three proteins found in common in the blood of women with the disease

Blood test to detect ovarian cancer using three proteins found in common in the blood of women with the disease

Growing pains in young children are a much bigger problem than first thought

Growing pains in young children are a much bigger problem than first thought