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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, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Written by Kelsie Timbie, PhD - Published: February 13, 2020
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Patient Stories


Tom Gentile learned about focused ultrasound's revolutionary potential during his time at GE Healthcare...
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Isabelle Aubert, PhD, studies the neurobiology of focused ultrasound to help patients with Alzheimer’s, ALS, and Parkinson’s....
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Shenzhen PRO HITU Medical Co., Ltd., is an international Chinese R&D company that builds ultrasound-guided focused ultrasound systems...
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