Tag: "plugs" at medical news
Rush University Medical Center studies advanced 3D imaging system for radiation therapy
...ity Systems, Inc., consists of a 20-inch dome that plugs
easily into a PC to display full-color and full-motion MRI, x-ray, CT, and nuclear medicine images in true 3D space. "We believe Perspecta could have a significant impact on a physician's ability to review a treatment plan for radiotherapy," said Dr....
Gaps in intestinal barrier could cause Crohn's disease
...immediately filled with a glue-like substance that plugs
the gaps. The research team, discovering these gaps for the first time, found that around 3% of the bowel's surface area is covered in this substance. It was previously assumed that the lining of the intestine was a continuous sheet of cells. Profes...
Surgical plugs in ear's bone stops strange form of severe dizziness
...be successfully treated by a single operation that plugs
up a threadbare layer of bone in the inner ear. Superior canal dehiscence occurs in roughly equal numbers of men and women and is often not diagnosed until after age 40, when symptoms, such as hearing loss, appear to worsen. However, patients ofte...
Link found between teens' stress levels and acne severity
...of the skin that produce sebum. The oily substance plugs
the pores, resulting in whiteheads or blackheads (acne comedonica) and pimples (acne papulopustulosa). The researchers suspected that stress increases the quantity of sebum, which leads to increased acne severity. However, the results showed that s...