University of Michigan
This falls under the category of "It's so simple I can't believe nobody thought about it before!"
We know that concussion reduces reaction time, but up until now, you needed fancy equipment to quantify this--no good for assessments on the athletic field.
As many as 73 million Americans have high blood pressure problem. While current guidelines recommend initial hypertension therapy with a diuretic an international blood pressure study has illustrated a non-diuretic drug combination as more successful than diuretic-based therapy in preventing heart-related events like heart attacks and strokes.
Malignant breast masses often show evidence of increased blood flow compared to normal tissue or benign masses. Using 3-D power Doppler ultrasound radiologists are able to identify vessels with higher flow speeds which likely designate cancer. Lead author Dr. LeCarpentier Ph.D. assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and colleagues took out a study on 78 women between the ages of 26 and 70 who where scheduled for biopsy of a suspicious breast mass.