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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.
Biomarkers reveal increase in thyroid cancer incidence among WTC responders

Biomarkers reveal increase in thyroid cancer incidence among WTC responders

Study shows how 'natural-killer' cells may help women avoid placental accreta

Study shows how 'natural-killer' cells may help women avoid placental accreta

Study finds worrisome increase in medical imaging during pregnancy

Study finds worrisome increase in medical imaging during pregnancy

Early neuroimaging essential for Zika-exposed infants

Early neuroimaging essential for Zika-exposed infants

Antenatal renal pelvis dilatation increases risk of hospital admissions in early childhood

Antenatal renal pelvis dilatation increases risk of hospital admissions in early childhood

Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre announces tumor liquefying microbubbles

Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre announces tumor liquefying microbubbles

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Tumor tissue-freezing method may help more women with breast cancer in lower income countries

Tumor tissue-freezing method may help more women with breast cancer in lower income countries

Using machine learning algorithm to accurately diagnose breast cancer

Using machine learning algorithm to accurately diagnose breast cancer

New blood flow monitor has potential to save lives

New blood flow monitor has potential to save lives

Does genetic testing affect psychosocial health?

Does genetic testing affect psychosocial health?

Low-cost OCT scanner promises to bring vision-saving technology to underserved regions

Low-cost OCT scanner promises to bring vision-saving technology to underserved regions

New blood test offers more precise diagnostics of ovarian cancer

New blood test offers more precise diagnostics of ovarian cancer

Concordia researchers devise new technique to detect obstructions in artificial heart valves

Concordia researchers devise new technique to detect obstructions in artificial heart valves

Cleveland Clinic surgical team performs its first in utero fetal surgery to repair birth defect

Cleveland Clinic surgical team performs its first in utero fetal surgery to repair birth defect

Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications

Study uncovers potential new way to prevent common pregnancy-related complications

Passive cavitation imaging can estimate a drug’s dose and location in the brain

Passive cavitation imaging can estimate a drug’s dose and location in the brain

UAMS-developed noninvasive device detects melanoma in earliest stages

UAMS-developed noninvasive device detects melanoma in earliest stages

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

New intervention shows promise for relief of shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

New intervention shows promise for relief of shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury