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2012-05-17 02:25:30

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's top urologists begin the 107th Annual AUA Meeting in Atlanta this Friday, one of the nation's top prostate cancer specialists is challenging his colleagues to initiate long term studies to scientifically, objectively and reliably inform patients as to when and how to treat localized prostate cancer. "Many uninformed, vulnerable men with a diagnosis of prostate cancer are purposely steered towards conventional surgery or robotic...

2012-05-14 02:27:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USHIFU, LLC (US HIFU), a world leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies, announced today that Mark Carol, MD, has joined the new management team as chief development officer. With more than 25 years of clinical practice and medical device industry experience, Dr. Carol will focus on continued development of the company's breakthrough Sonablate® 500 System. (Logo:...

Ultrasound Treatment Offers 'Perfect Outcome' To Prostate Cancer Patients
2012-04-18 05:06:59

There´s been another win in the battle against cancer: A new treatment for prostate cancer has been found to not only be highly effective, but to work without debilitating side effects as well. The new treatment works by heating and killing only the tumor with a high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU). This treatment should allow men to only be subjected to an overnight stay in the hospital without any troubling side effects. A new study of the procedure has shown 9 out of 10...

2012-04-17 10:23:50

HAYWARD, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today confirmed its plan to release the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, after market close on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The Company will also host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific) to discuss the financial results and current corporate developments. The...

2012-04-17 02:25:31

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new treatment for prostate cancer using high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) to deliver focal treatment may provide an alternative to traditional treatment with significantly fewer side effects, according to results from a study published in the current issue of Lancet Oncology (DOI:10.1016/S1470-2045(12)70121-3). Incontinence and erectile dysfunction are common side effects of treatments for localized prostate cancer....

2012-04-02 02:22:29

HAYWARD, Calif., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), the pioneer in fractional resurfacing and non-invasive skin tightening and a global market leader in aesthetic treatments, introduced the second generation Liposonix system, its new non-invasive fat reduction device using high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), at the 10th Anti-aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC) in Monaco. Clinical studies have demonstrated an average waist circumference reduction of...

2012-04-01 23:00:58

Stephen Horwitz, located in Aventura Florida, is now offering the latest technological advancement in fat reduction technology. Aventura, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Stephen Horwitz, located in Aventura Florida, is now offering the latest technological advancement in fat reduction technology. Treatments with the Liposonix system, which uses targeted ultrasound energy to eliminate fat cells without damage surface skin, reduces an inch of fat for most patients. Unlike other fat removal methods,...

2012-03-19 02:24:46

HAYWARD, Calif., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that it will present at two upcoming investor conferences. Details of each follow: Maxim Group 2012 Growth ConferenceDate: Monday, March 26, 2012|Time: 11:30 am ETLocation: New York, NY Needham 11th Annual Healthcare ConferenceDate: Wednesday, April 4, 2012Time: 1:20 pm ETLocation: New York, NY Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman, President...

2012-03-13 10:47:05

One of the trickiest parts of treating brain conditions is the blood brain barrier, a blockade of cells that prevent both harmful toxins and helpful pharmaceuticals from getting to the body's control center. But, a technique published in JoVE, uses an MRI machine to guide the use of  microbubbles and focused ultrasound to help drugs enter the brain, which may open new treatment avenues for devastating conditions like Alzheimer's and brain cancers. "It's getting close to the point...

2012-03-07 09:17:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Focused Ultrasound Foundation announced today that medical research activist, philanthropist and financier Michael Milken has joined its Council, a select group of advisors and advocates who are helping to advance the organization's mission. A champion of medical innovations since the 1970's, Milken will support the Foundation in accelerating the development and adoption of focused ultrasound therapies for many of today's most...