An ultrasound device may unlock brain cancer treatment, early study shows

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

A study published recently in the Lancet offers some hope: an ultrasound device implanted in 17 patients’ skulls successfully increased the concentration of drugs in their brains.

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.