Tag: "sonic" at medical news
Sonic flashlight puts ultrasound images in physician's line of sight for catheter placement
...ltrasound monitor, he said. On the other hand, the sonic
flashlight--which is an ultrasound probe with a tw...erienced--were faster and more proficient with the sonic
flashlight, compared to the standard ultrasound method, said Dr. Chang. The device has now been used...
Fellowship funds major research project on medulloblastoma
...dren, Dr Thomas hopes to elucidate the role of the sonic
hedgehog (Shh) signalling protein and identify tar...w disruption of an important protein, known as the sonic
hedgehog signalling protein, is linked to the development of both child and adult brain tumours; ...
Researchers learn more about ways to regenerate the ear's hearing cells
...he inner ear that senses sound where they convert sonic
vibrations to electrical signals that are carried to the brain. The cells are very sensitive to damage from excessive noise, infections and toxins. Once damaged, hair cells do not naturally regenerate in mammals, and their death accounts for most ty...
Hopkins scientists use embryonic stem cells, new cues to awaken latent motor nerve repair
...ation into motor neurons. Adding retinoic acid and sonic
hedgehog protein -- agents that direct cells in the first weeks of life to assume the proper places in the spinal cord -- readied the conditioned ES cells for the motor neuron circuit that starts in the spinal cord. Then, stem cells were fed into the...