SONO Month in Review | November 2019

SONO Month in Review | November 2019

The goal of SONO Month in Review is to regularly provide our readers with all the news, discoveries, studies that happen all over the world regarding the ultrasonography and disinfection. We aim to identify the most interesting news that we would like to draw your attention to. In this issue, we would like to share the news about the ultrasound treatment of prostate cancer, Parkinson's tremors, and Alzheimer's disease. Keep reading this post for more details and other news.


The New Technique Uses Ultrasound to Kill Prostate Cancer with No Surgery and 80% Success Rate | Independent


prostate cancer ultrasound treatment study

December 2nd

Doctors have used ultrasound to successfully treat prostate cancer in a new study promising a new alternative to surgery. After treatment, 65 percent of men in the study had no signs of cancer after one year.


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Ultrasound Treatment Might Ease Parkinson's Tremors | Health Day

Ultrasound Treatment for Parkinson's Tremors


November 27th

Ultrasound may provide lasting relief from the involuntary muscle movements that are so debilitating to people with Parkinson's disease and another condition called "essential tremor," a small study concludes.

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Pregnant Woman Sees Late Father Kissing Her Unborn Baby In Ultrasound Photo | CBS News 8

Pregnant Woman, Ultrasound Photo


November 24th

Shantel Carrillo of Santee says when the ultrasound of her unborn daughter is placed side-by-side with a photo of her father, Charles, who died in 2016, the profiles are eerily similar.

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Ultrasound Upgrade Improves Drug Delivery | Physics Today

Ultrasound, Drug Delivery

November 25th

Microbubbles can function as small, noninvasive drug carriers, but standard optical methods for tracking them can’t see far into biological tissue, which leaves doctors flying blind. Researchers have considered following the microbubbles’ progress by using ultrasound to image the drug’s destination.

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Focused Ultrasound May Open Door to Alzheimer's Treatment | Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Focused Ultrasound May Open Door to Alzheimer's Treatment


December 3rd

Focused ultrasound is a safe and effective way to target and open areas of the blood-brain barrier, potentially allowing for new treatment approaches to Alzheimer's disease, according to initial study results presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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