Tag Archives: Ultrasound

Medical News Today: Parkinson’s: Ultrasound technology may relieve symptoms

A new study shows that pulses of minimally invasive ultrasound waves improve the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s disease by immediately and significantly reducing tremors. Share on PinterestA new technique may help reduce tremors in Parkinson’s disease. The study involved a minimally invasive procedure that offers significant benefits over some other treatments… Read More »

Focused Ultrasound, Guided by MRI, to Treat Alzheimer’s

May 6th, 2019 Editors Neurology, Radiology, Rehab Alzheimer’s is related to the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain, so any serious attempt at dislodging these plaques may help reverse the progression of the disease. The perennial problem with delivering drug therapies to treat brain conditions is the blood-brain barrier that prevents most molecules from… Read More »

Medical News Today: Ultrasound scans could boost screenings for osteoporosis

A new study that aimed to advance methods of assessing bone health found that data from ultrasound scans were equal to those gathered using X-ray. Ultrasound imaging could help boost osteoporosis screening. The way we live shapes our bones. There are a lot of things we can do to help keep our bones healthy. Bone… Read More »