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Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

What is Focused Ultrasound?

Like a magnifying glass focusing beams of light on a single point, focused ultrasound concentrates ultrasound energy on a target in the body without harming healthy surrounding tissue.
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What can Focused Ultrasound Treat?

Focused ultrasound is being researched for over 100 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Patient Stories


A family health condition led the Boehlys to learn about focused ultrasound and get involved with the Foundation...
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Noah Philip, MD, is researching focused ultrasound-based neuromodulation for depression, anxiety, and PTSD...
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Tamura Corporation is one of Japan’s oldest electronics companies and offers a variety of products, including piezoelectric ultrasound transducers.
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