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.
Ultrasound app would allow expert analysis of medical images from anywhere | University of Alberta
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.
CIRS Launches Ultrasound Quality Assurance Software| CIRS Tissue Simulation and Phantom Technology
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.
Diagnostic value of ultrasound in comparing different types of arthritis | News Medical Life Sciences
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.
Testicular Cancer [Podcast Available] | KidsHealth
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.
Gold nanoparticles used successfully in prostate tumour trial | News Medical Life Sciences
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.