New developments and discoveries in the field of medicine and science happen every day. Sometimes it is difficult to keep up with new trends and innovations on a daily basis, so we decided to highlight most relevant and unique articles for your professional interests this month.
August 19, 2019
A University of Alberta spinoff company is hoping its new technology to analyze ultrasound images will make diagnosing health problems possible even from remote locations.
August 30, 2019
The CIRS Ultrasound Quality Assurance Portal helps users of CIRS general-purpose ultrasound phantoms manage their ultrasound testing program with a cloud-based application. Video and written instructions for all tests are provided within the app, and test results can either be entered directly to the app.
August 12, 2019
This review presents an analysis of the diagnostic value of ultrasound to draw a comparison between different types of arthritic conditions. The 7 major arthritic conditions included in this study are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease), psoriatic arthritis, infectious arthritis and spondyloarthritis.
August 15, 2019
Cancer is when cells in part of the body grow out of control.
They crowd out normal, healthy cells, so the body can't work as it should. Cancer that affects a testicle is called testicular cancer.
August 28, 2019
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York have reported a pilot clinical trial with a “nanoparticle-based photothermal cancer therapy” for prostate cancers. Their work with this targeted therapy is published in a study titled, “Gold nanoshell-localized photothermal ablation of prostate tumors in a clinical pilot device study,” in the latest issue of the journal Proceedings of National Academy of Science.
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