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FDA has questions about Ablatherm HIFU device

According to a report on the Bloomberg News web site, the FDA’s reviewers appear to be less than enthusiastic about the effectiveness and safety data submitted by EDAP TMS to support approval of the Ablatherm device for use of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of low-risk forms of prostate cancer. 68 more words


Top 10 Amazing Uses for Sound

Wherever we go, we’re surrounded by sounds. Although we usually we take them for granted, they can sometimes be used in ways we didn’t expect. At the more obvious end of the spectrum, the soothing sound of a river can send off serene chemical reactions in your brain; likewise, the sound a construction workers drilling in concrete at 6am can do the opposite. 1,020 more words