ultrasound

New ultrasound microscopy technique is first to image inside live cells

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

A technique that uses sound rather than light to see inside live cells, with potential application in stem-cell transplants and cancer diagnosis.

Doctors use deep-brain ultrasound therapy to treat tremors

Posted in Medicine on 10th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Doctors in London have used sound waves to successfully operate deep inside the brain.

Ultrasound Opens the Brain to Promising Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Opening the blood-brain barrier with ultrasound helps remove the amyloid-protein thought to be responsible for Alzheimers even without using any drugs.

Largest-ever medical imaging study launches in the UK

Posted in Science on 15th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists intend to capture images of the brains, hearts, bones, and arteries of 100,000 patients, with the help of MRIs, X-rays, and ultrasounds.

Ultrasound captures rat brain in microscopic 3D

Posted in Science on 27th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have developed an ultrasound technique that can rapidly build up a 3D view of a network of blood vessels, in microscopic detail.