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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.
New medical imaging technique

New medical imaging technique

To prevent heart attack, stroke, amputation, and death, National “PAD Coalition” is formed

To prevent heart attack, stroke, amputation, and death, National “PAD Coalition” is formed

Atherosclerosis at menopause slowed by diet and exercise

Atherosclerosis at menopause slowed by diet and exercise

Computer-aided detection (CAD) can help physicians locate and analyze images from computed tomography (CT) scans

Computer-aided detection (CAD) can help physicians locate and analyze images from computed tomography (CT) scans

Connection between air pollution and cardiovascular disease

Connection between air pollution and cardiovascular disease

Light-sensitive probe to help doctors spot breast cancer

Light-sensitive probe to help doctors spot breast cancer

Left atrium neasurements may predict future for heart attack patients

Left atrium neasurements may predict future for heart attack patients

Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone

Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone

New technology acts as third eye during breast biopsies

New technology acts as third eye during breast biopsies

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Five children have been born conceived from previously isolated and frozen egg cells

Five children have been born conceived from previously isolated and frozen egg cells

Mighty mouse gene works the same way in humans

Mighty mouse gene works the same way in humans

Muscular German boy sheds new light on muscle development and genetics

Muscular German boy sheds new light on muscle development and genetics

Line-dancing stamps out osteoporosis

Line-dancing stamps out osteoporosis

Ultrasound technology to treat cancer

Ultrasound technology to treat cancer

Prediction of the age of menopause and hence a woman's reproductive prime

Prediction of the age of menopause and hence a woman's reproductive prime

Improving access to mammographies offers greatest potential for reducing lives lost to breast cancer

Improving access to mammographies offers greatest potential for reducing lives lost to breast cancer

Cervical cerclage, stitching to close cervix called into question

Cervical cerclage, stitching to close cervix called into question

Fibroid tumors lack crucial structural protein

Fibroid tumors lack crucial structural protein

Fibroid tumors affecting many American women lack a key protein helps hold tissues together

Fibroid tumors affecting many American women lack a key protein helps hold tissues together