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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.
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

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