Tag: "ultrasounds" at biology news
Solution to 'legionella'
...of a system based on low-intensity, high-frequency ultrasounds
which, together with the introduction of micro-bub...ct of photo-sonoluminiscence. The concentration of ultrasounds
by constructive interference generates a pressure front that produces a decompression of the gases d...
UCI nurses receive $2.7 million to study exercise and impact on growth in premature babies
...cluding blood tests to measure growth hormones and ultrasounds
to evaluate bone density. In addition, the study will use state-of-the-art techniques and minimally invasive technologies to measure muscle mass, bone strength and levels of physical activity. The incidence of pre-term births (infants born at less t...
Scientists discover reason behind ear canal in Chinese frog: Ultrasonic communication
...of Nature, attributes that enable the frog to hear ultrasounds
are made possible by the presence of an ear canal,...ies found to be capable of producing and detecting ultrasounds
for communication, much like dolphins, bats, and some rodents. It does so, the researchers report, t...
Frogs ear canal may provide insights for understanding human hearing loss
...al Nature. Attributes that enable the frog to hear ultrasounds
are made possible by the presence of an ear canal,...ate found to be capable of producing and detecting ultrasounds
for communication, much like dolphins, bats and some rodents. It does so, the researchers report, to...
Ultrasounds show mothers' drinking shrinks fetal brain
show that heavy drinkers who continue to imbibe af...ed to drink. Within the heavy drinking group, the ultrasounds
revealed that fetuses of the continuing drinkers had a smaller ratio of head-to-abdominal circumfere...
Uterine cancer may be clue to inherited syndrome
... at age 25 and endometrial cancer screening (using ultrasounds
and biopsies) starting at age 30, Hampel said. Family members without the mutation can follow the American Cancer Society's guidelines for colorectal cancer screening, which call for a colonoscopy every 10 years starting at age 50 and no routine e...
Listening to the sound of skin cancer
...strongly absorb all wavelengths of light, emitting ultrasounds
that stand out from those of other cells. But artificial materials could also be introduced, to act as light absorbers -- and as noise makers. "We're looking for methods to attach other kinds of absorbers to cancer cells," Viator said. For example, h...
Hormone therapy does not improve quality of life for women
...parison to the control group, more lower abdominal ultrasounds
and electrocardiograms were performed on the group receiving hormone therapy, but there were no differences in the number of gynaecological or breast surgeries, bone density measurement or mammography. The women receiving hormone therapy showed sli...