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  • New device can provide improved protection to newborns on ventilators
    Posted on June 10, 2021 at 4:53 am

    If a newborn is moved or becomes agitated while on a ventilator, the breathing tube also could move. Just a few seconds with the tube in the wrong position might lead to a critical lack of oxygen to the brain, possibly resulting in lifelong disability or brain damage or even ending the baby's life. […]

  • Ultrasound examinations can be deployed to detect and treat lung congestion in hemodialysis patients
    Posted on June 8, 2021 at 1:25 am

    Accumulation of water in the lungs (lungcongestion) is a common condition in hemodialysis patients, particularly in those at high cardiovascular risk, like those presenting coronary artery disease and/or heart failure. […]

  • Minimally-invasive procedure could offer hope to patients with high blood pressure
    Posted on June 7, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    A minimally-invasive procedure that targets the nerves near the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in hypertension patients, according to the results of a global multicentre clinical trial led in the UK by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust. […]

  • MRI-guided focused ultrasound advances brain and cancer research
    Posted on June 7, 2021 at 5:38 am

    By 2034, nearly one-quarter of Americans will have reached retirement age, according to the United States Census Bureau. But as people age, the brain becomes more susceptible to developing disorders, such as essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, and tumors. […]

  • New technology predicts effectiveness of chemotherapy after one treatment
    Posted on June 4, 2021 at 5:07 am

    While early detection of breast cancer is critical, early prediction of how well the neoadjuvant chemotherapy treatment before surgery is working also may provide a window of opportunity when treatment could be altered and have a big impact on the patient's quality of life. […]