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Landmark clinical study shows MRgFUS effective for bone mets pain.

A Landmark Study on Palliation of Bone Mets PainWhen a primary cancer such as cancer of the breast, prostate or lung spreads to the bone (bone mets), treatment strategies become complex. In today’s world of oncology, better systemic chemotherapies can add months and even years to a patient’s life; in addition, local cancer control of […] KEEP READING

Understanding cartilage increases awareness of its importance.

What You Should Know About CartilageOne of the most fascinating components of the human body is cartilage, an incredibly versatile material. Trying to describe cartilage is like the six blind men who try to figure out what an elephant is: “The elephant is like a pillar,” said the man who touched his leg. “Oh no! […] KEEP READING

Essential tremor gets worse in stressful situations.

How Stress Makes Essential Tremor WorseEssential tremor (ET) is the most common form of uncontrollable rhythmic shaking, though it is sometimes misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease. The involuntary trembling results from abnormal communication between certain areas of the brain (cerebellum, thalamus, and brain stem). It is estimated that 10 million Americans suffer from ET, though many […] KEEP READING

Artificial Intelligence Researchers Explore the Dendritic Architecture of the Human Brain

When does the human brain begin learning? Amazingly, brain development and preparation for cognitive function begin before birth! According to Kadic & Kurjac (2018), “Fetal action planning is established by 22 weeks and investigations using four-dimensional ultrasound reveal that complexity of fetal motor action and behavior increases as pregnancy progresses…The capacity of the fetus to […] CONTINUE

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Global Prostate Cancer Expert Supports AI for Prostate Cancer Imaging

From conferences to global summits and industry exhibitions, Dubai provides a dynamic business events offering, made up of global connectivity, state-of-the-art hotels and venues, first-class infrastructure and great hospitality. This is how one event site describes the merits of hosting an important international professional conference in the capital city of the emirate of Dubai. In […] CONTINUE