ultrasound

Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

How the technology works Engineers working for MIT developed a new way which increases the permeability of the skin allowing for new, novel ways of injecting drugs without the use of a needle. Researchers at MIT working with Ultrasound (sound ...

Read more

AxoTrack – The Virtual Needle

AxoTrack – The Virtual Needle

AxoTrack needle AxoTrack ultrasound-guided procedure A unique patented technology developed by a emergency-room doctor is about to change the way many medical procedures involving needles are preformed and increase the success rate of first needle insertion from about 37% up ...

Read more

PreVue – See Your Baby in the Womb

PreVue – See Your Baby in the Womb

PreVue is the brainchild of industrial designer Melody Shiue from the University of New South Wales. The idea behind the device is very simple – a unit with a flexible screen is attached to the a pregnant woman. On the ...

Read more

Ultrasound Helmets Control Brain Activity

Ultrasound Helmets Control Brain Activity

Scientists at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona are exploring the use of ultrasound to stimulate brain activity without the invasive procedures or internal implants required for current electrical stimulation methods. In addition to treatment of neurological diseases like Parkinson’s ...

Read more

Brain Surgery With Sound Waves

Brain Surgery With Sound Waves

Researchers from University Hospital Zurich and the Israeli company Insightec Ltd. have developed a new type of brain surgery using high intensity ultrasound beams to precisely heat and destroy damaged brain tissue. Their procedure eliminates the need to cut through ...

Read more

Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles Fight Cancer

Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles Fight Cancer

Philips is currently developing a new technology, which will administer drugs into specific locations using Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles. This new technology will increase the effectiveness and reduce the side effects of chemotherapy for several types of cancer. Dr. King Li (Credit: ...

Read more