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Combining ultrasound imaging with blood test improves cancer detection by 40%: Study

Symptoms of liver cancer can include upper abdominal pain or swelling, loss of weight or appetite, white chalky stools, and general fatigue.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Novel augmented tongue ultrasound for speech therapy?

The practitioner qualitatively analyses the patient's pronunciations and orally explains, using drawings, how to place articulators, particularly the tongue: something patients are generally unaware of. 

Oct 15, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Novel ultrasound drill for deep vein blood clots developed

A new surgical tool that uses low-frequency ultrasound to break down blood clots deep within the veins of the legs, without damaging the surrounding blood vessels, has been developed by US researchers.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Breast lumps: What are they? Is it cancer?

Breast lumps can be caused by infections, injuries, cancer, breast cysts, etc.

Jan 13, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Early ultrasounds linked to autism severity: Study

 Exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, say researchers.

Sep 03, 2016, 00:41 AM IST

Bizarre! Ultrasound shows woman having a baby 'sports car'

A man recently shared a picture of his wife's ultrasound which is going viral as it shows that she is pregnant with what looks uncannily like a sports car.

Jun 15, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

New test to predict ovarian cancer risk with great precision

Ovarian tumours are classified as benign or malignant on ultrasound, by means of the popular “Simple Rules” test. 

Jan 19, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

Ultrasound effective in detecting breast cancer: Study

The researchers found that the number of ultrasound screens to detect breast cancer was comparable to that of mammography.

Dec 29, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Ultrasound can identify people at high stroke risk

By using ultrasound, we can identify the patients who are at a higher risk of stroke and thus would benefit from surgery,” said study author.

Nov 26, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound better for bones, joints problems

Medical experts today said High Frequency Ultrasound can be used as a better diagnostic tool for investigating bone and joint problems which are not detected by other existing tests like computed tomography (CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan.

Sep 07, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Ultrasound may detect signs of preterm labour

Ultrasound techniques may be able to detect cervical stiffness changes that indicate an increased risk of preterm labour in pregnant women, an international team of researchers has found.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

Single whole-body scan can detect blood clots

A new method, tested on rats, may someday enable doctors to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot.

Aug 17, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Ultrasound speeds up healing among diabetics, elderly

Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores particularly among diabetics and the elderly can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, a study says.

Jul 13, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Pocket-sized ultrasound device for accurate diagnosis

Scientists have developed a pocket-sized ultrasound device (PUD) that can help reduce the need for further testing in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

Apr 26, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Ultrasound tech may help treat common foot condition

A new ultrasound technique may prove to be a quick and minimally invasive treatment for a common and painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis, a latest study, led by an Indian-American scientist, has found.

Apr 03, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Now, ultrasound can penetrate bones, metals

In a major breakthrough, researchers have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bones and metals.

Nov 21, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

3D-printed heart models can treat patients better

 An experimental 3D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, a significant study shows.

Nov 20, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

Cancer detection made simpler with 'virtual breast'

To help clinicians better interpret the results of a cancer detection test - ultrasound elastography, researchers have developed what they call a "virtual breast".

Oct 01, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

`Halo-like- device` could soon effectively treat strokes

Scientists have developed a new device that fits on the head like a halo and delivers therapy to quickly bust clots that cause stroke.

Aug 24, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Woman delivers at hospital gate in Delhi, probe ordered

A woman delivered a baby at the gate of Guru Teg Bahadur hospital here allegedly after she was asked by the hospital authorities to get ultrasound test done from outside as the waiting period for it was three months.

Jul 29, 2014, 01:45 AM IST