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   Are Blood Pressure Monitors Accurate?Are Blood Pressure Monitors Accurate?
 
Blood pressure monitors measure vibrations in the arterial wall caused by blood flowing at systolic and diastolic pressures.
 
   MRI-guided ultrasound ablation: safer better treatment for prostate cancerMRI-guided ultrasound ablation: safer better treatment for prostate cancer
 
Prostate cancer may soon be treated more effectively using ultrasound at therapeutic levels, without the significant and distressing side effects of more traditional treatments. A new study presented on December 2, 2019, presents the outcome of using focused ultrasound ablation under MRI guidance in a novel procedure that can be used to treat both benign and malignant enlargement of the prostate gland.
 
 Radiologists at Mayo Clinic take procedural practice into the future
 
Radiologists at Mayo Clinic take procedural practice into the futureLooking to the future, radiologists at Mayo Clinic in Rochester saw an opportunity to bring several disparate tools together into a unified space to serve complementary roles in sophisticated, minimally invasive cancer treatments.
 
 
 New AI system could improve accuracy of breast cancer detection
 
New AI system could improve accuracy of breast cancer detectionGoogle and partners have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program, which has been proven to be more efficient than radiologists at detecting breast cancer in mammograms, according to researchers in the United States and Britain.
 
 
 Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar
 
Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radarThe Food and Drug Administration continues to file thousands of reports of patients' deaths related to medical devices through a reporting system that keeps the safety data out of the public eye.