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A new magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent being tested by researchers not only pinpoints breast cancers at early stages but differentiates between aggressive and slow-growing types. Read more at The Case Western Reserve University Daily.
Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots that cause deep vein thrombosis. The tool is the first ultrasound 'drill' that can be aimed straight ahead, allowing doctors to better target clots -- which holds promise for significantly reducing treatment time. To date, the technology has been tested only in synthetic blood vessels. Read more at NC State News.